Domestic Shorthaired cat with a nose mass

Physical Examination

  • General appearance: Apparently healthy older cat with ulceration on nose.

  • Vital signs:
  • Temperature: 39.4° C
  • Pulse: 212 beats/min
  • Respirations: 60/min
  • Weight: 4.7 kg (10.4 lbs)

  • Skin: Hair coat normal. Small ulcerated mass on nasal planum.

  • HEENT: Mild mandibular lymphadenopathy. Eyes and ears normal.

  • Pulmonary: Eupneic with no abnormal lung sounds.

  • Cardiovascular: Unremarkable

  • Gastrointestinal: No abnormalities noted.

  • Genitourinary: Urination not observed.

  • Musculoskeletal: Unremarkable

  • Neurologic: Not examined

  • Mental status: Bright, alert, and responsive.