OMIA:000083-30538 : Atresia ani in Vicugna pacos (alpaca)

In other species: dog , domestic cat , pig , llama , taurine cattle , goat , sheep

Categories: Digestive / alimentary phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Congenital absence of the anus, causing a buildup of faeces and consequent distension of the abdomen.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000083-30538: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


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.

2020 Jost, S.M., Knoll, A., Lühken, G., Drögemüller, C., Zanolari, P. :
Prevalence of coat colour traits and congenital disorders of South American camelids in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Acta Vet Scand 62:56, 2020. Pubmed reference: 32948208. DOI: 10.1186/s13028-020-00554-y.
1993 Delcampo, C.H., Vits, L., Delcampo, M.R., Ferguson, J.G. :
A Case of Atresia Ani with Rectovestibular Fistulae in an Alpaca (L-Pacos) Deutsche Tierarztliche Wochenschrift 100:495-497, 1993. Pubmed reference: 8306870.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005