OMIA 000465-9796 : Hernia, umbilical in Equus caballus

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

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.

References


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. Pubmed reference: 4830444.
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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