OMIA:000450-9615 : Hemimelia, generic in Canis lupus familiaris (dog)

In other species: goat , sheep

Categories: Limbs / fins / digit / tail phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Congenital absence of all or part of the distal part of a limb.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2013). OMIA:000450-9615: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2005 Rahal, SC., Volpi, RS., Ciani, RB., Vulcano, LC. :
Use of the Ilizarov method of distraction osteogenesis for the treatment of radial hemimelia in a dog. J Am Vet Med Assoc 226:65-8, 52, 2005. Pubmed reference: 15646574.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 10 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 05 Aug 2013