OMIA:000453-9940 : Hepatic encephalopathy in Ovis aries (sheep)
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.
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing
Cite this entry
|1994||Clark, A.M., Spence, J.A. :|
|Possible familial hepatic encephalopathy in a Suffolk ewe Veterinary Record 135:463 only, 1994.|
- Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005