OMIA 000487-9913 : Hydrocephalus in Bos taurus

In other species: domestic cat , dog , horse , pig , 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: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal Recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: yes

Key variant is published: no

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

Species-specific name: Neuropathic hydrocephalus; water head

Genetic testing: A DNA test has been developed by Dr Jon Beever, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois. Further information is available from http://www.agrigenomicsinc.com/species.html

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.
2002 Sharda, R., Ingole, S.P. :
Congenital bilateral hydrocephalus in a Jersey cow calf - A case report Indian Veterinary Journal 79:965-966, 2002.
Sharda, R., Ingole, S.P. :
Congenital bilateral hydrocephalus in a Jersey cow calf - A case report (vol 79, pg 965, 2002) Indian Veterinary Journal 79:1069, 2002.
1993 Kardel, T., Bartholin, T., Stensen, N. :
Steno on hydrocephalus. Introduction to Niels Stensen's letter 'On a calf with hydrocephalus', with a short biography. J Hist Neurosci 2:171-8, 1993. Pubmed reference: 11618454. DOI: 10.1080/09647049309525566.
1978 Leech, RW., Hauges, CN., Christoferson, LA. :
Hydrocephalus, congenital hydrocephalus. Aminal model: bovine hydrocephalus, congenital internal hydrocephalus, aqueductal stenosis. Am J Pathol 92:567-70, 1978. Pubmed reference: 677272.
1977 Christoferson, LA., Leech, RW., Hazen, GA. :
Bovine hydrocephalus in North Dakota: a survey and morphologic study. Surg Neurol 7:165-70, 1977. Pubmed reference: 847630.
Leipold, H.W., Schalles, R. :
Genetic defects in cattle: transmission and control. Vet Med Small Anim Clin 72:80-5, 1977. Pubmed reference: 189478.
1971 Leipold, HW., Gelatt, KN., Huston, K. :
Multiple ocular anomalies and hydrocephalus in grade beef Shorthorn cattle. Am J Vet Res 32:1019-26, 1971. Pubmed reference: 5104395.
1967 Nuss, J.I., McCarl, R.L., Mulay, I.L., Mulay, L.N. :
Copper and free radical accumulation in liver of calves with inherited hydrocephalus American Journal of Veterinary Research 28:1909-1913, 1967. Pubmed reference: 6076576.
1964 Uman, H.K., Grace, O.D. :
Hereditary encephalopathy: a hydrocephalus syndrome in newborn calves Cornell Veterinarian 54:229-249, 1964. Pubmed reference: 14140876.
1963 Barlow, RM., Donald, LG. :
Hydrocephalus in calves associated with unusual lesions in the mesencephalon J Comp Pathol 73:410-5, 1963. Pubmed reference: 14081954.
1952 Giannotti, D. :
Cases of congenital hydrocephalus in calves Memorie Soc. Tosc. Sci. Nat. B. 59:32, 1952.
1942 Cole, C.L., Moore, L.A. :
Hydrocephalus, a lethal in cattle Journal of Agricultural Research 65:483-491, 1942.

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