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5/23/16 Sheba went in for TPLO of the right leg (left had been done year prior). Initial tests were inconclusive suggesting fungal or cancer. 6/22/16 fine needle aspirate in conjunction with review from specialist resulted in diagnosis of osteomyelitis of fungal origin. Organism could not be ID'd. Amputation 6/30/16, bone sent to pathology for identification and susceptibility.
Final diagnosis: systemic Aspergilosis
Current treatment: Itraconazole and terbinafine
27 June 2016
22 December 2020 7:09 pm
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Cynthia and Sheba
Right rear amputation 6/30/16 due to osteomyelitis of fungal origin (
Final diagnosis - systemic
Aspergilosis Penicilliosis, being treated with long term itraconazole.
8/15/16 - Probable spinal involvement, loss of appetite, neurology consult in the works.
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