OMIA 000249-9615 : Cyclopia in Canis lupus familiaris

In other species: domestic cat , pig , chicken , American mink , cattle , horse , sheep , rabbit

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 236100

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: A congenital developmental disorder characterised by a single orbital fossa (eye socket). Named after the race of one-eyed giants of Greek mythology. In humans, this disorder is often associated with a chromosomal abnormality.


1978 Njoku, C.O., Esievo, K.A., Bida, S.A., Chineme, C.N. :
Canine cyclopia. Vet Rec 102:60-1, 1978. Pubmed reference: 416552.

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