OMIA 000465-9783 : Hernia, umbilical in Elephas maximus
In other species: dog , domestic cat , 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.
|2008||Wiedner, EB., Gray, C., Rich, P., Jacobson, GL., Isaza, R., Schmitt, D., Lindsay, WA. :|
|Nonsurgical repair of an umbilical hernia in two Asian elephant calves (Elephas maximus). J Zoo Wildl Med 39:248-51, 2008. Pubmed reference: 18634217.|
- Created by Frank Nicholas on 09 Sep 2008