OMIA:000465-9913 : Hernia, umbilical in Bos taurus (taurine cattle)

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

Categories: Growth / size / body region phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: no

Mode of inheritance: Multifactorial

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

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.

Mapping: By conducting a genome scan of descendants of the Holstein bull Glenhapton Enhancer, Ron et al. (2004) mapped a QTL predisposing to this disorder to teh centromeric end of BTA8.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2020). OMIA:000465-9913: 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.

2024 Mee, J.F., Murphy, D., Curran, M. :
Bovine congenital defects recorded by veterinary practitioners. Reprod Domest Anim 59:e14501, 2024. Pubmed reference: 37975255. DOI: 10.1111/rda.14501.
2004 Ron, M., Tager-Cohen, I., Feldmesser, E., Ezra, E., Kalay, D., Roe, B., Seroussi, E., Weller, JI. :
Bovine umbilical hernia maps to the centromeric end of Bos taurus autosome 8. Anim Genet 35:431-7, 2004. Pubmed reference: 15566464. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2052.2004.01196.x.
2002 Distl, O., Herrmann, R., Utz, J., Doll, K., Rosenberger, E. :
Inheritance of congenital umbilical hernia in German Fleckvieh Journal of Animal Breeding & Genetics 119:264-273, 2002.
2001 Herrmann, R., Utz, J., Rosenberger, E., Wanke, R., Doll, K., Distl, O. :
Influence of congenital umbilical hernia on fattening and carcass performance in male German Fleckvieh calves Zuchtungskunde 73:88-95, 2001.
Herrmann, R., Utz, J., Rosenberger, E., Doll, K., Distl, O. :
Risk factors for congenital umbilical hernia in German Fleckvieh. Vet J 162:233-40, 2001. Pubmed reference: 11681874. DOI: 10.1053/tvjl.2000.0567.
2000 Doll, H., Herrmann, R., Utz, J., Rosenberger, E., Distl, O. :
Investigations into the clinical and economic importance of congenital umbilical hernias in German Fleckvieh calves [German] Praktische Tierarzt 81:327-+, 2000.
Herrmann, R., Utz, J., Rosenberger, E., Wanke, R., Doll, K., Distl, O. :
Investigations on occurrence of congenital umbilical hernia in German Fleckvieh [German] Zuchtungskunde 72:258-273, 2000.
1989 Gadre, K.M., Shingatgeri, R.K., Panchabhai, V.S. :
Biometry of Umbilical Hernia in Cross-Bred Calf (Bos-Tarus) Indian Veterinary Journal 66:989, 1989.
1981 Wiesner, E., Willer, S. :
Hereditary transmission of congenital umbilical hernia in cattle Monatshefte fur Veterinarmedizin 36:790-794, 1981.
1978 Surborg, H. :
Studies on descendants of cattle with congenital umbilical hernia Deutsche Tierarztliche Wochenschrift 85:126-130, 1978. Pubmed reference: 346340.
1977 Labik, K., Horin, P., Mikulas, L., Havrankova, J. :
Hereditarily conditioned cases of atresia ani, hernia umbilicalis and syndactylia in cattle Acta Veterinaria Brno 46:111-122, 1977.
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.
1958 Sugeng, ? :
The incidence of hernia umbilicalis in the cattle of the Purwokerto region Hemera Zoa 65:122-123, 1958.
1956 Fischer, H. :
Hernia umbilicalis in a Holstein-Friesian bull calf Hemera Zoa 63:381-382, 1956.
1953 Gilman, J.P.W., Stringam, E.W. :
Hereditary umbilical hernia in Holstein cattle Journal of Heredity 44:113-116, 1953.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 18 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 04 Dec 2020