OMIA 000453-9940 : Hepatic encephalopathy in Ovis aries
In other species: dog , domestic cat 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.
|1994||Clark, A.M., Spence, J.A. :|
|Possible familial hepatic encephalopathy in a Suffolk ewe Veterinary Record 135:463 only, 1994.|
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