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Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Boa, lethargy and mass examination

History: slightly week, partly paralyzed, mass
Finding: 28cm from head there is spinal osteomyelitis, and a rotated rib has lead to an indention. No mass
Tx: vit B to stimulate appetite, flagyl for potential flagellates. Prognosis: disease is not curable. Should eventually be euthanised. Not to be adopted.


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