OMIA:000061-9694 : Arnold-Chiari malformation in Panthera tigris (tiger)

In other species: lion , taurine cattle , bobcat

Categories: Nervous system phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 207950 (trait) , 118420 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Species-specific description: Viere et al. (2021) "identified and characterized brain lesions in captive nondomestic felids from a large cat sanctuary. ... one tiger in this study exhibited a chiari-like malformation, which is the first report in this species ..." (Compiled by Natalia Denisse Ramos Reyes 7/11/2022)

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2022). OMIA:000061-9694: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2021 Viere, A.R., Cushing, A.C., Ramsay, E.C., Craig, L.E. :
A retrospective study of brain lesions in captive nondomestic felids. J Zoo Wildl Med 52:918-925, 2021. Pubmed reference: 34687508. DOI: 10.1638/2021-0016.

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  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 07 Nov 2022
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 07 Nov 2022