OMIA:000237-9940 : Cranioschisis in Ovis aries
Categories: Skeleton phene (incl. short stature & teeth)
Links to MONDO diseases: No links.
Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown
Considered a defect: yes
Cross-species summary: A cleft in the skull involving one or more of the bones of the cranial cavity. If meninges (the membranes covering the brain) protrude through the cleft, the disorder is called meningocele. If meninges and brain tissue protrudes, it is called encephalocele or meningo-encephalocele. Since these terms are often used interchangably, all categories have been combined into this one entry.
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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||Kacar, C., Ozcan, K., Takci, I., Gurbulak, K., Ozen, H., Karaman, M. :|
|Diprosopus, craniorachischisis, arthrogryposis, and other associated anomalies in a stillborn lamb. J Vet Sci 9:429-31, 2008. Pubmed reference: 19052501 .|
|1998||Kohli, R.N. :|
|Congenital meningocele with a rare skull defect in a lamb Australian Veterinary Journal 76:252, 1998. Pubmed reference: 9612544 .|
- Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005