OMIA:000424-9615 : Goitre, familial in Canis lupus familiaris

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

Categories: Endocrine / exocrine gland phene (incl mammary gland)

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

Links to MONDO diseases:

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.


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.

2012 Kuczynski, L.A., Schwartz, P., Peddle, G., Huang, S., Mai, W., Giger, U. :
Goiter with vascular anomalies in a litter of Polish Lowland sheepdogs. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 48:278-83, 2012. Pubmed reference: 22611215 . DOI: 10.5326/JAAHA-MS-5769.
1989 Verschueren, C., Belshaw, B.E. :
Canine Hypothyroidism - Etiology, Incidence, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment Annales de Medecine Veterinaire 133:565-581, 1989.

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