OMIA 000080-9685 : Atherosclerosis in Felis catus

In other species: rock pigeon , dog , pig , Japanese quail

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 108725 (trait)

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.

Breed: Korat.


2021 Karkamo, V., Airas, N., Lindén, J., Hagner, K., Mäyränpää, M.I., Kovanen, P.T., Sukura, A., Kareinen, I. :
Severe spontaneous atherosclerosis in two Korat breed cats is comparable to human atherosclerosis. J Comp Pathol 188:52-61, 2021. Pubmed reference: 34686278. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcpa.2021.08.006.

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  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 03 Nov 2021