Case Studies

The Nose Knows: An Unexpected Case of Cryptococcus in a Domestic Shorthair Cat.

Cryptococcus: Grey Moon

VETERINARIAN SPECIALTY CASE STUDY: Cryptococcus is the most common fungal infection in domestic cats and can infect immune compromised and immune competent cats. The most likely route of infection is inhalation of the organisms.


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Biliary Cystadenoma in a 10-Month-Old Kitten and Its Successful Surgical Removal.

Biliary Cystadenoma: KEY

VETERINARIAN SPECIALTY CASE STUDY: The owners thought this young adult cat was just getting fat. After being treated for abdominal distension and constipation, X-rays helped shed light on the problem: Biliary Cystadenoma.


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Unusual Presentation of Suspected Anticoagulant Rodenticide Toxicosis.

Anticoagulant Rodenticide Toxicosis Sign

VETERINARIAN SPECIALTY CASE STUDY: Anticoagulant rodenticide toxicosis is primarily caused by the ingestion of mouse or rat poison. When ingested by a pet, it interferes with blood clotting, potentially leading to uncontrolled bleeding and even death.


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Diskospondylitis and Epidural Abscess in an 8-Year Old Labrador Mix.

Diskospondylitis and Epidural Abscess

VETERINARIAN SPECIALTY CASE STUDY: Diskospondylitis is an infection that occurs within the disks and adjacent vertebrae of the back. Epidural abscess of the spinal column is a rare complication that can be fatal if left untreated.


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A Linear Foreign Body Attached Under the Tongue of a Domestic Short Hair.

Linear Foreign Body-01

VETERINARIAN SPECIALTY CASE STUDY: Linear foreign bodies can include objects such as string, rope, floss, broken hair bands, pieces of toy or clothing, or other long objects. They account for 50-61% of feline foreign body cases and 36% of canine cases. If a linear foreign body is diagnosed, ideally surgery should be pursued.


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