OMIA 000258-9940 : Dandy-Walker syndrome in Ovis aries

In other species: domestic cat

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).


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.
1994 Linklater, K.A. :
Dandy-Walker malformation in lambs Veterinary Record 135:191 only, 1994. Pubmed reference: 7992480.
Pritchard, G.C., Jeffrey, M., Welchman, D.D., Windsor, R.S., Morgan, G. :
Multiple cases of Dandy-Walker malformation in three sheep flocks Veterinary Record 135:163-164, 1994. Pubmed reference: 7864956.

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