OMIA:000464-9940 : Hernia, scrotal in Ovis aries (sheep)

In other species: dog , horse , pig , taurine cattle

Categories: Growth / size / body region phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: An inguinal hernia that has passed into the scrotum.

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2013). OMIA:000464-9940: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.

1988 Roberts, S.J. :
Scrotal hernia in rams. A case report. Cornell Vet 78:351-2, 1988. Pubmed reference: 3168471.
1985 Braun, W.F., Cole, W.J. :
Unilateral scrotal hernia repair in a ram lamb. J Am Vet Med Assoc 187:500, 1985. Pubmed reference: 4055476.
1975 Saperstein, G., Leipold, HW., Dennis, SM. :
Congenital defects of sheep. J Am Vet Med Assoc 167:314-22, 1975. Pubmed reference: 238924.
1968 Dennis, S.M., Leipold, H.W. :
Congenital hernias in sheep. J Am Vet Med Assoc 152:999-1003, 1968. Pubmed reference: 5689163.

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