OMIA 000162-34882 : Cardiomyopathy, dilated in Enhydra lutris

In other species: domestic cat , cattle , dog , pig , turkey , golden hamster , rabbit

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 107970 , 115200 , 611880 , 302060 , 302045 , 600884 , 601494

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: A disorder characterised by cardiac enlargement (especially of the left ventricle), poor myocardial contractility, and congestive heart failure.

Reference


2005 Kreuder, C., Miller, MA., Lowenstine, LJ., Conrad, PA., Carpenter, TE., Jessup, DA., Mazet, JA. :
Evaluation of cardiac lesions and risk factors associated with myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy in southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis). Am J Vet Res 66:289-99, 2005. Pubmed reference: 15757130.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 18 Sep 2005