OMIA 000249-9796 : Cyclopia in Equus caballus

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

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.


1974 Wilkens, H., Neurand, K. :
[Cyclopia in a foal]. Dtsch Tierarztl Wochenschr 81:18-9, 1974. Pubmed reference: 4204885.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 17 Oct 2011