OMIA:000491-9823 : Hydrodorsal in Sus scrofa (pig)

Categories: Embryo phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Species-specific description: Hafez (1960): "fetuses (38 days) from three sows showed dorsal subcutaneous vesicles filled with watery fluid. The dorsal area was slightly edemic but the fetuses appeared to be other-wise normal in size and conformation."

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2022). OMIA:000491-9823: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1960 Hafez, E.S.E. :
'Hydrodorsal' and other fetal malformations in swine Journal of Heredity 51:77-80, 1960.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 29 Oct 2022