Species: Green turtle (Chelonia mydas)
Arrival Date: August 31, 2023
Stranding Location: Tequesta, FL
Admission Weight: 9.2 kg., 20.68 Ibs.
Current Weight: 9.2 kg., 20.68 Ibs.
Initial Condition: Floating, FP
Jiji is a juvenile green with fp found floating in Tequesta. Radiographs indicate GI gas. Jiji had first surgery.
Patient requires continued treatment but is progressing well.
Minor adjustments have been made to the patient's treatment.
Patient is off all medications.
9/15/2023 - Tumors were removed from eyes and body. Current treatment is antibiotics and gut motility medications.
9/8/2023 - CT scan results are being reviewed.
9/1/2023 - New patient