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Feather Plucking: A Case Study for Vet Students

Posted by Cathy Barnette on June 11, 2020 at 9:00 AM

Feather plucking is a common and frustrating complaint in avian patients. This condition is challenging because it can have many potential causes, ranging from medical conditions to behavioral concerns. A thorough medical workup is essential, to rule out underlying medical conditions. If the cause is determined to be behavioral, extensive environmental modifications may be required, along with adjunct medications.

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Topics: Case Studies, Birds

Pancreatitis Case Series: An Unfortunate Problem During the Holidays

Posted by Flavia Vaduva on November 12, 2018 at 8:43 AM
 
 
With Thanksgiving being right around the corner, there’s a high chance you will see pancreatitis cases this time of the year. If you have a canine patient that is having symptoms such as vomiting and anorexia and possibly other clinical signs such as diarrhea, lethargy and a painful abdomen, then one possible differential is pancreatitis. 
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Topics: Pancreatitis, Case Studies

 

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