OMIA 000083-9685 : Atresia ani in Felis catus

In other species: pig , llama , cattle , goat , sheep , alpaca

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.


1992 Suess, R.P., Martin, R.A., Moon, M.L., Dallman, M.J. :
Rectovaginal Fistula with Atresia Ani in 3 Kittens Cornell Veterinarian 82:141-153, 1992. Pubmed reference: 1623727.

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