OMIA:000147-9796 : Brachygnathia in Equus caballus (horse)

In other species: dog , ass (donkey) , pig , llama , white-tailed deer , giraffe , taurine cattle , sheep , alpaca

Categories: Skeleton phene (incl. short stature & teeth) , Craniofacial phene

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).

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000147-9796: 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.

2008 Verwilghen, D., van Galen, G., Vanderheyden, L., Busoni, V., Salciccia, A., Balligand, M., Serteyn, D., Grulke, S. :
Mandibular osteodistraction for correction of deep bite class II malocclusion in a horse. Vet Surg 37:571-9, 2008. Pubmed reference: 19134108. DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-950X.2008.00422.x.
1999 Dixon, PM., Tremaine, WH., Pickles, K., Kuhns, L., Hawe, C., McCann, J., McGorum, B., Railton, DI., Brammer, S. :
Equine dental disease part 1: a long-term study of 400 cases: disorders of incisor, canine and first premolar teeth. Equine Vet J 31:369-77, 1999. Pubmed reference: 10505951.
1992 Gift, L.J., Debowes, R.M., Clem, M.F., Rashmirraven, A., Nyrop, K.A. :
Brachygnathia in Horses - 20 Cases (1979-1989) Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 200:715-719, 1992. Pubmed reference: 1568918.
1946 Bielanski, W. :
The inheritance of shortening of the lower jaw (brachygnathia inferior) in the horse Przeglad Hodowlany 14:24-28, 68-70, 1946.

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