OMIA:000453-9685 : Hepatic encephalopathy in Felis catus
Categories: Nervous system phene
Links to MONDO diseases: No links.
Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown
Considered a defect: yes
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.
Cite this entry
|2016||Lidbury, J.A., Cook, A.K., Steiner, J.M. :|
|Hepatic encephalopathy in dogs and cats. J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio) :, 2016. Pubmed reference: 27060899 . DOI: 10.1111/vec.12473.|
- Created by Frank Nicholas on 13 Apr 2016