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Monday, June 19, 2006

Ball python



A 3 month old Ball Python, with the following clinical signs

1. Thin : vertebral spinal processes are easily palpable

2. Pale mucous membranes

3. Decreased appetite

Diagnostic technique

1. palpation: spinal processes, empty gass & fluid filled intestines

2. spatula: pale pinkish white mucous membranes

Diagnosis:

bacterial infection

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