Feline Case Presentations
World Small Animal Veterinary Association World Congress Proceedings, 2005
Clarke Atkins, DVM, DACVIM
Professor of Medicine and Cardiology, North Carolina State University

CASE PRESENTATION

 Name: Mycroft

 Signalment: 12 year old, neutered male, Siamese blue point, 5kg

 Presenting Complaint:

 Anorexia

 Possible thoracic mass

 Physical Exam:

 TPR=36/120/32

 2/6 left apical murmur

 Muffled heart sounds, decreased thoracic resonance

 Problem List:

 Diagnostic Plan: Test / Result

 Diagnosis:

 Cardiovascular Problems:

 Therapeutic Plan:

 Result:

Case Presentation

 Name: Tiger

 Signalment: 6 year old, neutered male, Domestic short-hair, 4.5kg

 Presenting Complaint:

 Routine visit

 Examination and vaccination

 On no heartworm preventative

 Physical Exam:

 TPR=36/220/32

 4/6 right sternal border, pansystolic murmur

 Normal respiration

 Problem List:

 Diagnostic Plan: Test / Result

 Diagnosis:

 Cardiovascular Problems:

 Therapeutic Plan:

 Result:

CASE PRESENTATION

 Name: Reebok

 Signalment: 3 year old, DSH, neutered male, 4.6kg

 Presenting Complaint:

 Dyspnea

 Pleural effusion (chylothorax)

 Physical Exam:

 TPR=102/220/66

 Dyspnea, muffled heart and lungs

 Jugular venous distension

 Problem List:

 Diagnostic Plan: Test / Result

 Diagnosis:

 Cardiovascular Problems:

 Therapeutic Plan:

 Result

CASE PRESENTATION

 Name: Bob-White

 Signalment: 4 year old, DSH, neutered male, 4.5kg

 Presenting Complaint: Vomited, collapsed. Cold (T <95o C) and limp--owner thought dead. Referred to NCSU.

 Physical Exam:

 TPR=34.8/330/52

 Pulses weak; MM = white, CRT <2sec

 No adventitial lung sounds

 Problem List:

 Diagnostic Plan: Test / Result

 Diagnosis:

 Cardiovascular Problems:

 Therapeutic Plan:

 Result:

CASE PRESENTATION

 Name: Marsha

 Signalment: 5 year old, DSH, neutered female

 Presenting Complaint:

 Dyspnea (pleural effusion)

 Wt loss

 Physical Exam:

 TPR=104/180/80

 Depressed, Dyspneic with reduced lung sounds and percussion

 Jugular venous distension and pulsation

 5/6 pansystolic murmur over right 4th ICS

 Problem List:

 Diagnostic Plan: Test / Result

 Diagnosis:

 Cardiovascular Problems:

 Therapeutic Plan:

 Result:

CASE PRESENTATION

 Name: Mister

 Signalment: 2 year old, Persian, neutered male

 Presenting Complaint:

 UTI earlier in day, seen and released

 Dyspnea-Acute Onset

 Physical Exam:

 TPR=36.5/110/60

 Depressed

 Dyspnea; Crackles

 S4 gallop

 Problem List:

 Diagnostic Plan: Test / Result

 Diagnosis:

 Cardiovascular Problems:

 Therapeutic Plan:

 Result:

CASE PRESENTATION

 Name: Pud

 Signalment: 14 year old, DSH, neutered male

 Presenting Complaint: Routine Visit

 Physical Exam:

 TPR=102/180/200

 Normal

 BP: 200mmHg systolic

 Problem List:

 Diagnostic Plan: Test / Result

 Diagnosis:

 Cardiovascular Problems:

 Therapeutic Plan:

 Result:

Speaker Information
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Clarke E. Atkins, DVM, DACVIM (Internal Medicine & Cardiology)
College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC


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