|Pale pink mucous membranes.
Ascites suspected on abdominal palpation.
Melena on digital rectal examination.
|CBC =||See results -||Red Cell Parameters|
|White Cell Parameters|
Profile = See results
UA = See results
|OSPT||13.6 s||10.4 s|
|APTT||32.2 s||15.3 s|
Fibrinogen = 58 mg/dl; FDP's = neg; Platelets = 97,000
Abdominal Radiographs = See slides
Abdominal Ultrasound = See slide
Abdominocentesis =See slide
In light of the poor prognosis, the owners decided to have Beau euthanized. A necropsy revealed a duodenal ulcer, one liter of clear abdominal fluid, a small nodular liver, and multiple acquired portosystemic shunts.
Liver Gross > See slide
H&E Histopathology > See slide