24/5/05 - Right testicle swollen and cyanotic. Admit: castration performed under masked isoglurane / O2. Midazolam as premed. Baytril + meloxicam (pain relief) given. Also subcutaneous fluids. Sutured muscle wall and skin with 4/0 vicryl.
Home on Baytril syrup for another 5 days.
3/6/05 - Sutures removed - noted blood in rectum. Pink mass small 4mm seen inside anus on rectal wall. Given methylprednisolone. Cauterized area with lotagen solution.
6/6/05 - Given masked isoflurance /o2. Expored inside rectum. Polyp found and removed. Extensive hemorrhage. Bowel impacted with faeces and removed.
Radiographs taken: dilated colon impacted with faeces. Will wait and observe response to treatment. Continue Baytril.
The photos below show polyp and testicles following removal.
Photo 1: Shows polyp following removal, and size.
Photo 2: Shows testicles following removal
Photo 3: Shows scrotum healed following removal of testicles.
Photo 4: Shows Reggie healed and doing well.
Case History documentation courtesy of:
Dr. Larissa Ladyko BVSc
Indooroopilly Vet Clinic
Cnr Moggill Rd & Russell Tce.,
Indooroopilly Q 4068
Photo contribution by Reggie’s owner Andrea,http://ratlymanor.com.au/index.htm
Posted on June 17, 2005, 15:14,
Last updated on April 9, 2010, 17:35