OMIA 000343-9913 : Epididymal aplasia in Bos taurus

In other species: pig , sheep

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal Recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: Total or partial failure of development of the epididymis.


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.
1983 Bader, H., Flüge, A., Scherbarth, R., Krause, D. :
[Segmental aplasia and hypoplasia of the epididymis in the bull]. Dtsch Tierarztl Wochenschr 90:448-56, 1983. Pubmed reference: 6360633.
1980 Flüge, A., Scherbarth, R., Krause, D., Günzel, A.R. :
[A report on the occurrence of epididymis aplasia (Aplasia segmentalis Ductus Wolffii) in young Friesian bulls at the examination for breeding capability (author's transl)]. Dtsch Tierarztl Wochenschr 87:200-2, 1980. Pubmed reference: 6995085.
1972 Konig, H., Weber, W., Kupferschmied, H. :
Zur Nebenhodenaplasie beim Stier und Eber. (a) Darstellung von 18 Fallen mit rezessivem Erbgang beim Simmentaler Fleckvieh. (b) Auftreten der Anomalie bei einem Eber und drei Sohnen. [Epididymal aplasia in bull and boar. (a) Description of 18 cases with recessive inheritance in the Simmental breed. (b) Occurrence of anomalies in a boar and three of its male offspring] Schweizer Archiv fur Tierheilkunde 114:73-82, 1972. Pubmed reference: 5061916.
1966 Kasbohm, H. :
[Aplasia of the epididymis in bulls]. Monatsh Veterinarmed 21:388-9, 1966. Pubmed reference: 6008651.

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