Iowa State University Veterinarian


Iowa State University Veterinarian Records, RS 22/6/0/9, University Archives, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University, http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/arch/rgrp/22-6-0-9.html

Call Number

SF601 V65

Document Type



December 4, 1950, a 2-year~old female Beagle was admitted to Stange Memorial Clinic. A history of vomiting and not eating was given. The patient showed extreme depression, dehydration, conjunctivitis and a temperature of 99.2°F. Abdominal palpation revealed the presence of a hard object that could be moved about in the abdominal cavity. It was about 1 1/2 in. long and 1 in. in diameter. Fluroscopy revealed the presence of an opaque object of the - size mentioned previously. A diagnosis of a foreign body in the small intestine was made.