OMIA 000348-9823 : Epitheliogenesis imperfecta in Sus scrofa
In other species: domestic cat , cattle , horse , sheep , water buffalo Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 107600 , 600360 Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown Considered a defect: yes Cross-species summary: Congenital absence of the skin. Species-specific name: Aplasia cutis congenita Species-specific description: Affected piglets usually die within three days, but some survive to adulthood. The chance of survival is indirectly proportional to the area of skin that is absent.
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.
|2006||Benoit-Biancamano, MO., Drolet, R., D'Allaire, S. :|
|Aplasia cutis congenita (epitheliogenesis imperfecta) in swine: observations from a large breeding herd. J Vet Diagn Invest 18:573-9, 2006. Pubmed reference: 17121085.|
|1955||Sailer, J. :|
|Imperfect epithelium formation - a hereditary defect in pigs Tierarztliche Umschau 10:215-216, 1955.|
|1951||Bentinck-Smith, J. :|
|A congenital epithelial defect in a herd of Berkshire swine Cornell Veterinarian 41:47-51, 1951. Pubmed reference: 14812841.|
|1929||Nordby, J.E. :|
|Congenital skin, ear, and skull defects in a pig Anatomical Record 42:267-280, 1929.|
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