OMIA:000083-9685 : Atresia ani in Felis catus (domestic cat)

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

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:000083-9685: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1992 Suess, R.P., Martin, R.A., Moon, M.L., Dallman, M.J. :
Rectovaginal fistula with atresia ani in three kittens. Cornell Vet 82:141-53, 1992. Pubmed reference: 1623727.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005