Species: Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas)
Arrival Date: April 25, 2023
Stranding Location: Boca Raton, FL
Admission Weight: 10 lbs.
Current Weight: 10.4 lbs.
Initial Condition: FP
Marcel is a juvenile green found in Boca Raton, FL with FP. Dr. Barron removed a large tumor(0.5lbs) from the chin on Wednesday and smaller tumors from the body and right eye. Now tumor-free. Currently treatment includes antibiotics, iron, pain medication and 5-FU eye drops.
Patient requires continued treatment but is progressing well.
Minor adjustments have been made to the patient's treatment.
Patient is off all medications.
5/12/2023 - Cleared for release by Dr. Barron. Waiting for FWC approval.
4/28/2023 - New patient.