OMIA 000083-30538 : Atresia ani in Vicugna pacos

In other species: domestic cat , pig , cattle , goat , sheep

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.


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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