LINDO – A1111374
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SAFE 5/16/17 **NEEDS FOLLOW UP VET CARE! Young Gray Kitty – LINDO – May Need Leg Amputation!**
Lindo A1111374 – 2 yr. male gray cat, stray:
Lying in litterbox. Looks around the room when spoken to and tolerates petting along head with flat ears, shifts his weight. Limited interaction due to injury. May be uncomfortable due to medical condition. Sprayed feliway.
Recheck cat with LFL injury, hit by car yesterday.
S/O: BARH. mm=pink, moist, CRT<2 s. HR=180, RR=20.
EENT: No oculonasal discharge, no epistaxis.
H/L: Lungs clear, no murmurs/arrhythmias.
MS: Non-weight bearing left front limb. No palpable fractures.
A: Stable condition. R/o nerve injury LFL.
P: Already scheduled for radiographs today. OK for sedation with Telazol.
Fair to good prognosis pending radiograph results.
DVM Intake Exam
Microchip noted on Intake? n
History : reported HBC
RFL leg is limp, suspected brachial plexue avulsion. Some elbow crepitus noted.
lower lip is bloody and slightly swollen
Observed Behavior – growls but allows all handling
Evidence of Cruelty seen – n
Evidence of Trauma seen – y
P = 120 R = 20 BCS 5/9
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: some blood on gums
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: intact male, 2 testes
MSI: non ambulatory lfl, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Rectal: not performed
Assessment: suspect brachial plexus injury, trauma to face
Prognosis: fair. front leg mat require amputation. rads needed to rule out other injuries
SURGERY: Okay for surgery yes
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