WIGGLY – 8495
Urgent - Manhattan
SUPER URGENT 10/06/17
WIGGLY – 8495
**NEEDS FOLLOW UP ORTHO CONSULT**
|Breed||Labrador Retriever Cross|
|Sex||Male||Color||White / Tan|
|Spayed / Neutered||No||Age||5Mths (approx)|
|My health has been checked.
My vaccinations are up to date.
My worming is up to date.
Animal ID: 8495
Please take note of the Animal ID before contacting usVet Notes: 2:51 PMS/O; BAR, very friendly and exciteable; mm pk, moist; CRT <2 sec; no nasal discharge or sneezing
eupnic, heart/lungs WNL; soft abdomen; RH-non weight bearing lameness; severe thickening of stifle with moderate to severe effusion and crepitus over patella; sedated with 0.4 ml hydromorphone/0.3 ml dexdomitor for radiographs; radiographs RH: incomplete fracture of distal femur, mild boney callous formation; open physis due to age; A; Distal femoral fx (R); P; Continue rimadyl 75 mg PO SID
Tramadol 50 mg PO BID; Rec’d orthopedic consult ASAP after placement to discuss surgical stabilization vs amputation; prognosis: good with treatmentVet Notes: 6:08 PM [DVM Intake]Estimated age: 5-6 months based on dentition
Microchip noted on Intake? History : Stray, not walking on RHL; Subjective: So friendly!! Relaxed, wiggly body, allows all handling; Evidence of Trauma seen – Crepitus R knee; Objective; BAR-H, MMs pink and moist, BCS 5/9; EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted; Oral Exam: Clean adult teeth, incisors still erupting; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: Male intact, testicles small, soft and symmetrical; MSI: Crepitus and swelling in right stifle. No injuries noted in any other legs or joints. Skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Rectal: Normal externally; Assessment: Fracture in RHL near stifle; Plan:
1. Hydromorphone 0.7 ml SQ or IM q4 hours overnight; 2. Rimadyl 75 mg PO SID x7 days
3. Rads tomorrow; Prognosis: Good with prompt surgical attention; SURGERY: Temporary waiver due to fracture
A volunteer writes:
Basic Information:Wiggly is a tan and white colored male dog that was surrendered stray. Finder stated they found him limping and unable to move much. They think he was hit by a car and dislocated his hind joints and brought him in for medical attention.
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