OMIA 000473-34880 : Hip dysplasia in Nyctereutes procyonoides

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

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 142669 , 142700 , 244510 , 265050 , 615612

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


2012 Lawler, D.F., Evans, R.H., Nieminen, P., Mustonen, A.M., Smith, G.K. :
Lessons from a non-domestic canid: joint disease in captive raccoon dogs (Nyctereutes procyonoides). Vet Ital 48:367-78, 2012. Pubmed reference: 23277118.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 15 May 2013