Clinical Cases in Avian and Exotic Animal Hematology and Cytology demonstrates how to use hemic cytology and cytodiagnosis as part of the assessment of an exotic animal patient, taking the reader through nearly 100 actual clinical cases. With a focus on cytological interpretation, the hands-on, practical approach facilitates learning, teaching, and comprehension. Well illustrated throughout, Clinical Cases in Avian and Exotic Animal Hematology and Cytology is a helpful guide for exotics veterinarians, zoo and aquarium veterinarians, and veterinary hematologists.
Preface Acronyms and Abbreviations Section 1: Mammalian Hematology Case Studies Case 1. A 6-year-old otter undergoing a routine physical examination Case 2. A 10-year-old ferret with lethargy and anorexia Case 3. A 6-year-old ferret with anorexia and lethargy Case 4. A 2-year-old ferret with weight loss and lethargy Case 5. A 3-year-old rabbit with anorexia Case 6. A 6-year hedgehog with anorexia and ataxia Case 7. A 7-year-old guinea pig with anorexia and decreased water intake Case 8. A 31/2-year-old ferret with lethargy and weight loss Section 2: Avian Hematology Case Studies Case 9. A 1-year-old parrot with an acute onset of severe illness Case 10. A 2-year-old chicken with lethargy, inappetence, and lack of egg laying Case 11. A 14-year-old macaw with feather-picking behavior and weight loss Case 12. A 14-year-old parrot with weakness, anorexia, and labored breathing Case 13. A 4-year-old parrot with anorexia, weakness, and lethargy Case 14. An adult vulture with generalized weakness Case 15. A 2-year-old tragopan with wounds Case 16. A 5-month-old chicken with lethargy Case 17. A 4-year-old budgerigar with generalized weakness and breathing heavily Case 18. A 41/2-year-old duck with acute dyspnea Case 19. A 14-year-old falcon with anorexia Case 20. An 8-month-old hawk with anorexia, weakness, and vomiting Case 21. A juvenile kestrel with a drooping right wing and blood in the left nares Section 3: Herptile Hematology Case Studies Case 22. A 20-year-old turtle with lethargy and anorexia Case 23. A 3-year-old lizard with lethargy and keeping the eyes closed Case 24. An 18-month-old lizard with an oral mass Case 25. A 35-year-old tortoise with anorexia, lethargy, and constipation Case 26. An adult turtle with a fractured carapace and leg laceration Case 27. A 2-year-old lizard with anorexia and weight loss Section 4: Fish Hematology Case Studies Case 28. An adult stingray with weight loss and lethargy Case 29. An adult stingray undergoing a routine physical examination Section 5: Mammalian Cytology Case Studies Case 30. A 6-year-old guinea pig with excessive drinking and urination, soft stools, and weight loss Case 31. A 2-year-old rat with diarrhea, dry skin, and squinting eye Case 32. A 6-year-old tiger with two masses in her mouth Case 33. A 10-year-old lion with weight loss and lethargy Case 34. A 51/2-year-old ferret presented for a presurgical evaluation Case 35. A 4-year ferret with a tail mass Case 36. A 5-year-old rabbit with a mass near the left nostril Case 37. A 1-year-old chinchilla with a closed eye Case 38. A 5-year-old ferret with a swollen head Case 39. A 2-year-old rat with a swelling around the left inguinal area Case 40. A 5-year-old ferret with lethargy, dyspnea, diarrhea, polyuria, and polydypsia Case 41. A 3-year-old guinea pig with anorexia and decreased water intake Case 42. A 9-year-old ferret with a mass on the ear Case 43. A 3-year-old ferret with lethargy and weight loss Case 44. A 3-month-old ferret with a prolapsed rectum Case 45. A 21/2-year-old gerbil with lethargy and anorexia Case 46. A 5-year-old guinea pig with an ulcerated swelling in the abdominal area Case 47. A 6-year-old ferret with pawing at the mouth Case 48. A 7-year-old ferret with bilateral alopecia Section 6: Avian Cytology Case Studies Case 49. A 20-year-old parrot with dyspnea, weight loss, and persistent ascites Case 50. An 11-year-old cockatiel with a mass in the ear Case 51. A 4-year-old cockatiel with a swollen head Case 52. An adult owl with a swollen elbow Case 53. A 2-year-old macaw with left leg lameness Case 54. A 6-year-old lovebird with dystocia Case 55. A 5-year-old parrot with dyspnea Case 56. A 2-year-old macaw with anorexia and weight loss Case 57. An adult goose with a mass on the wing Case 58. A 14-year-old budgerigar with lethargy and anorexia Case 59. A 35-year-old parrot with weight loss and dyspnea Case 60. A 29-year-old parrot with halitosis and reduced vocalization Case 61. A 6-month-old cockatiel with labored breathing Case 62. A 13-year-old parrot with a prolapsed cloaca Case 63. A 17-year-old cockatoo with broken blood feathers Case 64. An adult duck with a mass on the rhinotheca Case 65. A 3-month-old flamingo with a mass on the rhinotheca Section 7: Herptile Cytology Case Studies Case 66. A 2-year-old lizard with difficulty breathing Case 67. A 3-year-old lizard with vomiting and weight loss Case 68. A 9-year-old lizard with a mass near the vent Case 69. A 19-year-old lizard with a large mass on its leg Case 70. An 11-year-old lizard with an oral mass Case 71. A 10-year-old snake with a coelomic mass and concern of intestinal impaction Case 72. A 9-month-old lizard with anorexia and weight loss Case 73. A 6-year-old lizard with a tail mass Case 74. A 27-year-old snake with a snout lesion Case 75. A 1-year-old lizard with multiple infections Case 76. An adult snake with severe dyspnea Case 77. An adult newt with a white skin lesion Case 78. An adult frog in a moribund condition Case 79. A 10-year-old lizard with anorexia Section 8: Fish Cytology Case Studies Case 80. An adult eel with anorexia and skin lesions Case 81. A 11/2-year-old goldfish with dropsy Case 82. A 6-year-old fish with a red mass protruding from the vent Case 83. An adult stingray with skin masses Case 84. An adult fish with a mass projecting from the gills Case 85. A 5-year-old fish with bloating and constipation Case 86. An adult fish with lesions around its mouth Case 87. An adult fish with a large red mass on its belly Case 88. A 3-year-old fish with a growth below the eye Case 89. An adult fish with increased gilling and eye lesions Case 90. A fish that is a sole survivor of a massive fish die off Case 91. An adult stingray presented for examination for coccidia Case 92. An adult fish with a large mass on its operculum Case 93. An adult fish with a mass on its side Case 94. An adult fish with ulcerative skin lesions References Index