OMIA:000465-9685 : Hernia, umbilical in Felis catus (domestic cat)

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

Categories: Growth / size / body region phene

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.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000465-9685: 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.

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.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005