POSH – A1088890
Safe - 9-16-2016 Brooklyn
SAFE 9/16/16 Posh arrived at BACC as a stray and was found having a seizure in her kennel that evening. No neuro defecits have been seen since, but she will need follow-up care. Please help this sweet kitten heal TODAY!
Posh A1088890 – 5 month female brown tabby:
VET CHECK FOR SEIZURE SUSTAINED AND TREATED EVENING 9/7/16
PET IS EATING WELL
NORMAL SITTING POSTURE
NO NEURO DEFICITS SEEN ( CN /CP)
A; HX SEIZURE R/O INTRACRANIAL VS EXTRA
P; NO TREATMENT AT THIS TIME, ADMINISTER DIAZEPAM 0.2ML IV IF SEIZES
CONTINUE TO MONITOR
VERY GOOD PROGNOSIS IF TRANSIENT CAUSE (TOXIN, DRUG, TRAUMA)
Found seizuring in cage this evening.
O: Grand mal seizure. mm=pale pink, HR>250. Covered in urine.
Neuro: Seizuring, not responsive.
Tx – Diazepam 1 mg (0.2 ml) IV R medial saphenous.
Responded within 2 minutes to diazepam.
Post seizure exam:
Neuro: Post ictal – wobbly but attempting to stand, became more alert and aware as exam progressed and started to walk.
H/L: Lungs clear. HR=220. mm=pink, moist, CRT<2 s.
Abd: Palpation WNL.
A: Grand mal seizure Ddx: idiopathic epilepsy, toxin exposure, infectious disease, metabolic disease.
P: Monitor for seizures while at BACC.
Rec placement. Prognosis fair to good depending on underlying condition.
microchip scan negative
approximately 5 months old
3.6lbs; BCS: 3/5
clean hair coat
a llittle nervous, but allowed all handling
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