MOLLY – A1034670
SAFE – 04/30/15
MOLLY – A1034670
**Having seizures – Needs to see a vet!**
FEMALE, WHITE, POODLE TOY MIX, 7 yrs
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition INJ MINOR Intake Date 04/29/2015, From NY 10456, DueOut Date 05/02/2015,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary scan negative BARH mod tartar abrasions on front paws, wounds cleaned with novalson alopecia some parts of body trougble walking underweight slightly matted hair on limbs nails trimmed female NOSF
A shelter staff member writes:
Meet Molly!! Molly is an adorable little poodle apparently suffering from seizures. Molly has already had 2 seizures in the care center. She is being treated but needs to leave immediately to a vet!
NH PLacement needed to be xrayed – dog found in lateral with hind and front legs in hyperextension, when propped up able to walk after exam – later found to be postictal, seizured later in the day
menace OU positive, PLRs positive
M/S – abrasions on dorsal aspect of all four paws, and dirt mark on lumbar area, skin hyperemic on paws dog stands and whimpers, CP deficits on hind legs L,R about the same , will spaly out in hinds at times, R front decreased CP, deep pain and motor retainedWings of the ilium are symmetrical, no rectal performed without any sedation at this time
H/L – sinus bradycardic to sinus tachycardia
small abdomen palpates soft and non tender
slightly matted hair on limbs
A; Possible HBC: thoracic lumbar injury with possible incomplete occlusion of spinal cord, no fractures palpated at this time. Dog walks with ataxia. Needs sedated xrays for assessment.
P: Buprinex BID 10 d
NH placement immediately to vet for workup.
PX good to fair
Update – since this AM there has been an increase in motor activity – solicits attention at front of cage – no notable neurologic signs – will still need survey xray films to r/o and trauma to spinal column because of this AM clinical signs.
Siezure at 12 noonish – 2 cc diazepam perrectal, followed by 1 cc IV – stopped seizure, then gave 1/2 cc of Keppra. – TID
NH placement needed for workup
2 seizures today, controlled – Will monitor at ACC to see if controled with Keppra. R/O epileptic epilepsy vs. brain tumor vs other
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