Date Stranded: September 16, 2022

Reason for Stranding

-Stuck in the rocks at Boca Chica jetties channel side

Patient History

-4.6 lb non-FP juvenile green

Patient Injuries

-PE: minor plastron abrasions, a few face abrasions, minor cloacal prolapse
-mentation: depressed

Patient Treatments

-started on Ceftazidime, Vit B Complex & fluids, administered meloxicam -took 3-view radiographs -dry-docked overnight, and placed in shallow freshwater in AM, swimming well

Ways to help Marmalade's Recovery

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