OMIA 000049-9823 : Anophthalmos in Sus scrofa

In other species: cattle , goat

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Congenital absence of one or both eyes, or the presence of rudimentary eyes


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.
1944 Bendixon, H.C. :
Littery occurrence of anophthalmia or microphthalmia together with other malformations in swine- presumably due to vitamin A deficiency of the maternal diet in the first stage of pregnancy and the preceding period Acta Pathologica et Microbiologica Scandinavica 54:161-179, 1944.
1935 Hale, F. :
Relation of vitamin A to anophthalmos in pigs American Journal of Ophthalmology 18:1087-1093, 1935.

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