pins were put in this fracture of this femur. They are
called intra medullary pins because they are in the
center of the bone. This cat will heal fine and should
return to almost 100% in a few months.
The white arrow points to a tumor that is
growing under the skin by the chest.
This is barium flowing through the stomach
and intestines 15 minutes after it was given. The manner in
which the barium flows along with the rate at which it flows
are important diagnostic aids.
These are normal
kitten bones. The arrows point to growth plates, not
fractures. The growth plates allow the bones to grow longer,
and will disappear when this kitten matures
The black circle outlines a
pellet in the skull. Pellets and BB's are often incidental
findings and are not usually removed unless they are causing
The two large, oval white
objects on each side of the spine are enlarged kidneys. They
are enlarged in this cat because of cancer, although there
can be other causes of enlarged kidneys.
This cat has a tumor at the
bottom of its stomach. It is the round white area just above
the white arrow. Normal organs visualized
I- Small Intestine
B- Urinary Bladder
This was an easy diagnosis. Its called the "rubber
band coming out of the fanny" syndrome.
The arrows outline the appearance of the rubber
band in the rectum.
Can you see all of the kittens in this
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