Electric Cord Bite with Thermal Burns in a Canine

CASE STUDY – HBOT & VETERINARY MEDICINE


Hyperbaric
Oxygen Therapy
11/18


17 Days after
Hyperbaric Oxygen
Treatments

Diesel

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Dates:

  • 11/14 – 1 treatment
  • 11/15 – 2 treatments
  • 11/16 – 2 treatments
  • 11/17 – 2 treatments
  • 11/18 – 1 treatment

A young canine was found salivating and pawing at his mouth next to a “chewed” electric cord plugged into a lamp. A large linear burn lesion was discovered on his tongue. Adjunctive HBOT was given along with other methods of pain management and antibiotic therapy.