OMIA 000473-13266 : Hip dysplasia in Smilodon fatalis

In other species: Rhesus monkey , dog , domestic cat , pig , cattle , sheep , rabbit , raccoon dog

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 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.

Reference


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