2011 Image Interpretation Session - Case 7

Signalment and History: 3 year old, female spayed, mixed breed dog. Presented for inability to gain weight, cachexia, and 1 year history of vomiting that occurs 30 minutes after eating. Occasional diarrhea. Heartworm negative. Owners and dog live in Louisiana.

Physical Examination and Clinical Data: Patient is bright, alert, responsive. Body condition score 2/9; CBC: Normal; Chemistry panel: Hypoproteinemia 4.4 g/dL (range 5.8-7.5), hypoalbuminemia 1.5 g/dL (range 2.6-4.2)

Images Provided: Abdominal radiographs