OMIA 000424-89462 : Goitre, familial in Bubalus bubalis

In other species: cattle , goat , dog , sheep , pig , domestic cat , chicken , bongo , golden hamster , American black bear

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 274700 (trait) , 188450 (gene)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Enlargement of the thyroid gland, causing a swelling in the front of the neck. Familial forms of this disorder have been identified in several species. But only in cattle and goats has the molecular basis been determined. Also spelt goiter.


1995 Reddy, K.P., Reddy, B.S., Radhakrishnaiah, K. :
Colloid goitre in a buffalo bull calf Indian Veterinary Journal 72:296, 1995.

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