OMIA 000177-9940 : Cerebellar cortical atrophy in Ovis aries

In other species: domestic cat , cattle , dog

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).


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.
1950 Innes, J.R.M., MacNaughton, W.M. :
Inherited cortical cerebellar atrophy in Canada identical with 'Daft lamb' disease in Britain Cornell Veterinarian 40:127-135, 1950.
1949 Innes, J.R.M., Rowlands, W.T., Parry, H.B. :
An inherited form of cortical cerebellar atrophy in (daft) lambs in Great Britain Veterinary Record 61:225-228, 1949.

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