OMIA:000465-9796 : Hernia, umbilical in Equus caballus (horse)

In other species: dog , domestic cat , Asiatic elephant , 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. (2005). OMIA:000465-9796: 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.

2000 Enzerink, E., van, Weeren, P.R., van, der, Velden, M.A. :
Closure of the abdominal wall at the umbilicus and the development of umbilical hernias in a group of foals from birth to 11 months of age Veterinary Record 147:37-39, 2000. Pubmed reference: 10955891.
1997 Schmitt, E., Kramer, M., Litzke, L.F. :
Sonographic diagnosis of an incarcerated umbilical hernia in a foal [German] Praktische Tierarzt 78:212 ff., 1997.
Weigand, K., Kobnick, M., Gerhards, H. :
Two rare complications of umbilical hernias in two young horses [German] Pferdeheilkunde 13:37 ff., 1997.
1996 Riley, C.B., Cruz, A.M., Bailey, J.V., Barber, S.M., Fretz, P.B. :
Comparison of herniorrhaphy versus clamping of umbilical hernias in horses - a retrospective study of 93 cases (1982-1994) Canadian Veterinary Journal - Revue Veterinaire Canadienne 37:295-298, 1996.
1990 Hance, S.R., Debowes, R.M., Clem, M.F., Welch, R.D. :
Umbilical, inguinal, and ventral hernias in horses. Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian 12:862, 1990.
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.
1942 Schlaak, F. :
Investigations on the inheritance of umbilical hernias in a horse breeding region Zeitschrift fur Tierzuchtung und Zuchtungsbiologie 52:198-, 1942.

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