OMIA:000343-9913 : Epididymal aplasia in Bos taurus (taurine cattle)

In other species: pig , sheep

Categories: Reproductive system phene

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.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2011). OMIA:000343-9913: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


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.

2024 Mosallam, A.F., Cowley, J.D., Waters, K.M., Shipman, K.L., Klabnik, J.L. :
Scrotal asymmetry in a 2-year-old Angus bull. J Am Vet Med Assoc :1-4, 2024. Pubmed reference: 38537377. DOI: 10.2460/javma.23.10.0574.
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 König, H., Weber, W., Kupferschmied, H. :
Zur Nebenhodenaplasie beim Stier und Eber. a. Darstellung von 18 Fällen mit rezessivem Erbgang beim Simmentaler Fleckvieh. b. Aufteten der Anomalie bei einem Eber und drei Söhnen. [Epididymal aplasia in bulls and boars. a. Demonstration of 18 cases with recessive inheritance in the Simmentaler spotted breed. b. Occurrence of abnormalities in one boar and 3 offsprings]. Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd 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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