OMIA 000444-9823 : Harelip in Sus scrofa

In other species: cattle

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: A congenital disorder comprising a cleft in the upper lip, resulting from failure of fusion between the maxillary and medial nasal processes.

Inheritance: Familial, but there is not sufficient data to justify any conclusion as to modeof inheritance.


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.
1963 Titze, K. :
Hare lip and cleft jaw and palate in piglets Deutsche Tierarztliche Wochenschrift 70:654-657, 1963. Pubmed reference: 5896704.
1958 Nes, N. :
Hereditary abnormalities of the tongue, cleft palate and harelip in pigs Nordisk Veterinaermedicin 10:625-643, 1958.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005