Today’s case is a 1-year-old Bull Mastiff with vomiting and lethargy. What are your findings?
The stomach is distended with granular, mineral, and striated material. The striated material continues into the proximal duodenum which appears enlarged. There is segmental dilation of several small intestinal loops. The spleen is mildly enlarged and rounded. The remainder of the abdominal organs appear normal.
Gastric and duodenal foreign body – linear/textile.
A gastrotomy was performed, and a sock was removed from the stomach and proximal duodenum.