OMIA 000465-9940 : Hernia, umbilical in Ovis aries

In other species: domestic cat , cattle , dog , horse , pig , 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.


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.
2013 Greber, D., Doherr, M., Drögemüller, C., Steiner, A. :
Occurrence of congenital disorders in Swiss sheep. Acta Vet Scand 55:27, 2013. Pubmed reference: 23521894. DOI: 10.1186/1751-0147-55-27.
1991 Adamu, S.S., Mohammed, A., Sivachelvan, M.N. :
Umbilical Hernia with Adhesion and Rupture of the Abomasum in a Lamb Veterinary Record 128:187 only, 1991. Pubmed reference: 2031294.

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