Southcentral Division 2021
Signalment:Adult (unknown age) sun conure
History:Patient presented for difficulty breathing, anorexia, and dyschezia. Physical exam revealed a distended coelom, thin body condition, pectoral muscle atrophy, muffled heart sounds on auscultation, and dyspnea. Whole body radiographs revealed right, cranial displacement of the ventriculus, decreased serosal detail, gas within the intestines, and decreased air sac space to the paired abdominal and caudal thoracic air sacs.
Gross Lesions:The intestines were pale, thickened, severely distended, and surrounded by caseous material. Abdominal organs were adhered.