OMIA:000473-13266 : Hip dysplasia in Smilodon fatalis (saber-toothed cat)

In other species: Rhesus monkey , dog , domestic cat , pig , Western roe deer , taurine cattle , sheep , rabbit , raccoon dog

Categories: Skeleton phene (incl. short stature & teeth)

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 142669 (trait) , 142700 (trait) , 244510 (trait) , 265050 (trait) , 615612 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Laxity of the hip joint, resulting from a shallow acetabulum and/or a small, mis-shapen head of the femur. In severe cases, affected animals are lame.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2021). OMIA:000473-13266: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2021 Balisi, M.A., Sharma, A.K., Howard, C.M., Shaw, C.A., Klapper, R., Lindsey, E.L. :
Computed tomography reveals hip dysplasia in the extinct Pleistocene saber-tooth cat Smilodon. Sci Rep 11:21271, 2021. Pubmed reference: 34711910. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-99853-1.

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  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 03 Nov 2021