RANGER – A1100996
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**RANGER NEEDS TO LEAVE TODAY, WED. JAN. 4! If we cannot confirm placement today for Ranger,
then he will need to be included in the offsite cat quarantine.
Ranger – A1100996 – 11 yr neutered gray/white cat, stray
easy to handle
Microchip scan neg.
Rabies vacc, FVRCP, Pyrantel 0.4 ml PO, Applied Activyl
FELV/FIV test = neg.
O: BARH. mm=lt pink, moist, CRT<2 s. Friendly, allowed all handling, started growling a bit towards the end of exam.
ORAL: Mod calculus, gingivitis.
EENT: No oculonasal discharge. Dried material dorsum of nose.
Left pinna – crusted along tip with small wound.
Right pinna – approx 90 % of pinna is gone, only portion of ear remaining is the base. Has large open wound along entire remaining portion of pinna, with moderately thickened tissue, and in some areas skin appears to be seperating from pinnal cartilage. Unable to identify ear canal opening. Mod. serosanguineous discharge, dried blood.
H/L: Lungs clear, no murmurs/arrhythmias.
ABD/UG: Neutered male. Palpation WNL.
MS: Amb x 4. Mildly thin body condition.
INTEG: Worn fur on caudal hocks.
A: Age est 11 years. Dental disease. Pinna lesion – highly suspicious for neoplasia such as SCC; other DDx: trauma, autoimmune disease, frostbite (not really consistent with this), infection.
P: Gave Amoxi-Clav 45.7 mg/ml 1 ml PO.
Cat would not allow cleaning of area – will need sedation for this.
Guarded prognosis. May need surgery to resect remaining portion of pinna and close area. Ideally would have cytology or biopsy done prior to this to determine underlying cause of problem.
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