OMIA:000465-9783 : Hernia, umbilical in Elephas maximus (Asiatic elephant)

In other species: dog , domestic cat , horse , pig , taurine cattle , sheep , American mink

Categories: Growth / size / body region phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

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.

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. (2008). OMIA:000465-9783: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


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.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 09 Sep 2008