OMIA:000083-9913 : Atresia ani in Bos taurus (taurine cattle)

In other species: dog , domestic cat , pig , llama , 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.

Species-specific name: imperforate anus

Breeds: Angus (Cattle) (VBO_0000104), Holstein Friesian (Cattle) (VBO_0000239), Jersey (Cattle) (VBO_0000250), Simmental (Cattle) (VBO_0000380).
Breeds in which the phene has been documented. (If a likely causal variant has been documented for the phene, see the variant table breeds in which the variant has been reported).

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2023). OMIA:000083-9913: 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.

2023 Keane, O.M., Carthy, T.R., Hanrahan, J.P., Matthews, D., McEwan, J.C., Rowe, S.J., Kenneally, J., Mee, J.F. :
Risk factors for, and genetic association with, intestinal atresia in dairy calves. Anim Genet 54:104-112, 2023. Pubmed reference: 36639915. DOI: 10.1111/age.13291.
2022 Čítek, J., Večerek, L., Šlosárková, S., Fleischer, P., Vostrý, L., Vostrá-Vydrová, H., Schröffelová, D., Kučera, J. :
Long-term pedigree analysis: An effective tool for managing congenital malformations in cattle. Czech Journal of Animal Science 67:385-393, 2022.
2010 Azizi, S., Mohammadi, R., Mohammadpour, I. :
Surgical repair and management of congenital intestinal atresia in 68 calves. Vet Surg 39:115-20, 2010. Pubmed reference: 20210955. DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-950X.2009.00611.x.
2008 Payan-Carreira, R., Pires, M.A., Quaresma, M., Chaves, R., Adega, F., Guedes Pinto, H., Colaço, B., Villar, V. :
A complex intersex condition in a Holstein calf. Anim Reprod Sci 103:154-63, 2008. Pubmed reference: 17517482. DOI: 10.1016/j.anireprosci.2007.04.013.
2003 Jeong, WI., Lee, CS., Ryu, SY., Willliams, BH., Jee, YH., Jung, CY., Park, SJ., Jeong, DH., Lee, SK., Jeong, YS. :
Renal and ureteral fusion in a calf with atresia ani. J Vet Med Sci 65:413-4, 2003. Pubmed reference: 12679578.
1997 Makkena, S., Prasad, V.D., Reddy, M.N., Babu, K.S., Rao, K.V. :
An unusual case of atresia ani et recti with urinary tract anomalies in a crossbred calf Indian Veterinary Journal 74:867-868, 1997.
1996 Maiti, S.K., Das, A. :
Atresia ani et recti in a newborn calf Indian Veterinary Journal 73:78-79, 1996.
1995 Shivaprakash, B.V., Ramakrishna, V., Rao, D.G. :
Perosomus acaudatus, pelvic malformation and atresia ani et recti in a deoni calf Indian Veterinary Journal 72:387-389, 1995.
1994 Nayak, S., Ojha, S.C., Mohanty, J.N. :
A trifid flap method of surgical approach for the correction of atresia-ani in calves. Indian Veterinary Journal 71:795-798, 1994.
1990 Panchbhai, V.S., Usturge, S.M., Bhokre, A.P., Pargaonkar, D.R. :
Atresia ani with recto-vulval fistula in a calf - A case report. Indian Veterinary Journal 67:1077, 1990.
1989 Dreyfuss, D.J., Tulleners, E.P. :
Intestinal atresia in calves: 22 cases (1978-1988). J Am Vet Med Assoc 195:508-13, 1989. Pubmed reference: 2777696.
1977 Labik, K., Horin, P., Mikulas, L., Havrankova, J. :
Hereditarily conditioned cases of atresia ani, hernia umbilicalis and syndactylia in cattle Acta Veterinaria Brno 46:111-122, 1977.
1956 Aranez, JB. :
Congenital atresia ani and recti in a calf. J Am Vet Med Assoc 128:68-9, 1956. Pubmed reference: 13278283.
1937 Kuppuswami, P.S. :
Some observations on the incidence and inheritance of imperforate anus in Ganjam calves Indian Journal of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry 7:305-308, 1937.
1932 Curson, H.H. :
On two cases of atresia ani Union S Africa Dept Agric Dir Vet Serv and Animal Indust Rept 18:1073-1076, 1932.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 18 Mar 2011
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 14 Oct 2022
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 02 Feb 2023
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 08 Oct 2023