OMIA 000487-9823 : Hydrocephalus in Sus scrofa

In other species: domestic cat , cattle , dog , horse , rabbit , sheep , golden hamster , llama , yellow-crowned parrot

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 109400 , 112240 , 123155 , 209970 , 236600 , 236635 , 236640 , 236660 , 236670 , 236690 , 273730 , 276950 , 307000 , 307010 , 314390 , 123155 , 600257 , 600559 , 600991 , 615181

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Enlargement of the cranium caused by accumulation of fluid.

Inheritance: Despite several claims of single-locus inheritance, the data ar not convincing. The disorder is, however, definitely familial.

References


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.
1973 Smith, H.J., Stevenson, R.G. :
Congenital hydrocephalus in swine Canadian Veterinary Journal 14:311-312, 1973.
1957 Kitchell, R.L., Stevens, C.E., Turbes, C.C. :
Cardiac and aortic arch anomalies, hydrocephalus, and other anomalies in newborn pigs Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 130:453-457, 1957. Pubmed reference: 13428636.
1943 Warwick, E.J., Chapman, A.B., Ross, B. :
Some anomalies in pigs Journal of Heredity 34:349-352, 1943.
1938 Blunn, C.T., Hughes, E.H. :
Hydrocephalus in swine Journal of Heredity 29:203-208, 1938.

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