OMIA 000080-9615 : Atherosclerosis in Canis lupus familiaris

In other species: rock pigeon , pig , Japanese quail

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 108725 , 209010

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: A common form of arteriosclerosis in which deposits of yellowing plaques (atheromas) containing cholesterol and other lipid material are formed within the arteries.


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.
2003 Hess, R.S., Kass, P.H., Van, Winkle, T.J. :
Association between diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism or hyperadrenocorticism, and atherosclerosis in dogs Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 17:489-94, 2003. Pubmed reference: 12892299.
1998 Kagawa, Y., Hirayama, K., Uchida, E., Izumisawa, Y., Yamaguchi, M., Kotani, T., Niiyama, M., Yoshino, T., Taniyama, H. :
Systemic atherosclerosis in dogs - histopathological and immunohistochemical studies of atherosclerotic lesions Journal of Comparative Pathology 118:195-206, 1998. Pubmed reference: 9595351.

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