OMIA:000465-9940 : Hernia, umbilical in Ovis aries (sheep)

In other species: dog , domestic cat , Asiatic elephant , horse , pig , taurine cattle , 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:000465-9940: 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.

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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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005