OMIA 000147-9615 : Brachygnathia in Canis lupus familiaris

In other species: cattle , sheep , horse , ass

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Congenital abnormal shortness of the mandible (lower jaw), resulting in protrusion of the maxilla (upper jaw).


1992 Byrne, M.J., Byrne, G.M. :
Inheritance of Overshot Malocclusion in German Shorthaired Pointers Veterinary Record 130:375-376, 1992. Pubmed reference: 1604785.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005