OMIA 000453 : Hepatic encephalopathy

Cross-species summary: A degenerative disease of the brain induced by a failure of the liver to metabolise ammonia. Clinical signs include excitability, tremor, compulsive walking, head pressing, and apparent blindness, followed by coma and convulsions.

Species in which this phene is found:
dog (Canis lupus familiaris)
domestic cat (Felis catus)
sheep (Ovis aries)

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 03 May 2005