OMIA:000493-9913 : Hydrops foetalis in Bos taurus (taurine cattle)

In other species: dog , pig , sheep , rabbit

Categories: Embryo phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 215140 (trait) , 236750 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: Accumulation of fluid in the whole body of the newborn. Also known as anasarca.

Species-specific name: Dropsy

Breed: Ayrshire (Cattle) (VBO_0000120).
Breeds in which the phene has been documented. (If a likely causal variant has been documented for the phene, see the variant table breeds in which the variant has been reported).

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2023). OMIA:000493-9913: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


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.

1999 Zdunczyk, S., Grunert, E. :
Possibilities and limits for therapy of placental hydrops in cattle. A review. [German] Deutsche Tierarztliche Wochenschrift 106:210-212, 1999. Pubmed reference: 10379103.
1995 Harper, P.A.W., Latter, M.R., Wilkins, J.F. :
Hydrops foetalis in dwarf calves associated with twinning Australian Veterinary Journal 72:236-238, 1995. Pubmed reference: 8526821.
1977 Fischer, CJ. :
[Nonrecognition of a 2nd fetus in a cow with presumed hydrops of the fetal membranes (expert testimony)]. Dtsch Tierarztl Wochenschr 84:242-6, 1977. Pubmed reference: 326529.
1968 Prasad, MC., Srivastava, SC., Yadav, KP., Mohan, K. :
Foetal hydrops in cattle. Indian Vet J 45:995-6, 1968. Pubmed reference: 5752707.
1966 Makarian, OA. :
[Congenital dropsy of the cerebral ventricles in calves]. Veterinariia 43:83-4, 1966. Pubmed reference: 6011365.
1961 Cloninger, W.H., Nichols, J.R., Hokanson, J.F. :
Combinations of internal hydrocephalus, congenital edema, and extra ear lobes in Ayrshire cattle Journal of Dairy Science 44:1197-1198, 1961.
1955 Herrick, E.H., Eldridge, F.E. :
Hereditary edema in Ayrshire cattle Journal of Dairy Science 38:440-441, 1955.
1952 Donald, H.P., Deas, D.W., Wilson, A.L. :
Genetical analysis of the incidence of dropsical calves in herds of Ayrshire cattle British Veterinary Journal 108:227-245, 1952.
Larsson, E.L. :
Inherited defects in Swedish cattle. A brief survey Arftliga fel hos svenska notkreatur. Kort orientering. :88 pp, 1952.
1950 Hancock, J. :
Lethal and other inherited factors causing abnormalities in New Zealand stock N. Z. Soc. anim. Production. Proc. Wth Ann. Conf. :91-104, 1950.
1940 Korkman, N. :
The occurrence of congenital hydrops in the Ayrshire cattle in Finland Nordisk Jordbrugsforsk 22:225-243, 1940.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 18 Mar 2011
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 05 Sep 2023