OMIA 000465-9685 : Hernia, umbilical in Felis catus

In other species: dog , Asiatic elephant , horse , pig , cattle , sheep , American mink

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Protrusion of part of the intestine or other abdominal organs through the abdominal wall at the umbilicus, the protrusion being covered with skin and subcutaneous tissue.


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.
1976 Robinson, R. :
Genetic aspects of umbilical hernia incidence in cats and dogs Veterinary Record 100:9-10, 1976. Pubmed reference: 835209.
1975 Alvarenga, J., Hagiwara, M.K., De Martin, B.W. :
Umbilical hernia in a cat. Mod Vet Pract 56:260-1, 1975. Pubmed reference: 1124072.
1974 Hayes, H.M. :
Congenital umbilical and inguinal hernias in cattle, horses, swine, dogs and cats: risk by breed and sex among hospital patients American Journal of Veterinary Research 35:839-842, 1974. Pubmed reference: 4830444.

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