OMIA 000177-9685 : Cerebellar cortical atrophy in Felis catus

In other species: dog , cattle , sheep

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Wasting (decrease) of the outer layer of the grey matter of the cerebellum (the part of the brain situated behind the two hemispheres and above the pons and medulla oblongata).

References


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.
2002 Barone, G., Foureman, P., deLahunta, A. :
Adult-onset cerebellar cortical abiotrophy and retinal degeneration in a domestic shorthair cat Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association 38:51-54, 2002. Pubmed reference: 11804315.
1998 Aye, M.M., Izumo, S., Inada, S., Isashiki, Y., Yamanaka, H., Matsumuro, K., Kawasaki, Y., Sawashima, Y., Fujiyama, J., Arimura, K., Osame, M. :
Histopathological and ultrastructural features of feline hereditary cerebellar cortical atrophy - a novel animal model of human spinocerebellar degeneration Acta Neuropathologica 96:379-387, 1998. Pubmed reference: 9797002.
1994 Taniyama, H., Takayanagi, S., Izumisawa, Y., Kotani, T., Kaji, Y., Okada, H., Matsukawa, K. :
Cerebellar cortical atrophy in a kitten Veterinary Pathology 31:710-713, 1994. Pubmed reference: 7863589.

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