OMIA 000258-9685 : Dandy-Walker syndrome in Felis catus

In other species: sheep

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 123155 (trait) , 220200 (trait) , 220210 (trait) , 220219 (trait) , 220220 (trait) , 267010 (trait) , 304340 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Congenital hydrocephalus (enlargement of the cranium due to accumulation of fluid; "water on the brain") due to obstruction of the foramina of Magendie and Luschka (openings within the brain).


1993 Regnier, A.M., Delahitte, M.J.D., Delisle, M.B., Dubois, G.G. :
Dandy-Walker syndrome in a kitten. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association 29:514-518, 1993.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005