OMIA:000503-9615 : Hyperkinesis in Canis lupus familiaris (dog)

Categories: Behaviour / neurological phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Species-specific name: Scottie cramp; Scotty cramp

Breeds: Dalmatian (Dog) (VBO_0200427), Scottish Terrier (Dog) (VBO_0201198).
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. (2022). OMIA:000503-9615: 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.

2009 Geiger, KM., Klopp, LS. :
Use of a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor for treatment of episodes of hypertonia and kyphosis in a young adult Scottish Terrier. J Am Vet Med Assoc 235:168-71, 2009. Pubmed reference: 19601736. DOI: 10.2460/javma.235.2.168.
1993 Luescher, U.A. :
Hyperkinesis in Dogs - 6 Case Reports Canadian Veterinary Journal - Revue Veterinaire Canadienne 34:368-370, 1993.
1982 Andersson, B., Andersson, M. :
On the etiology of "Scotty Cramp" and "Splay"--two motoring disorders common in the Scottish Terrier breed. Acta Vet Scand 23:550-8, 1982. Pubmed reference: 7168431.
1976 Woods, C.B. :
Hyperkinetic episodes in two Dalmatian dogs Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association 13:255-257, 1976.
1974 Meyers, K.M., Schaub, H.G. :
The relationship of serotonin to a motor disorder of Scottish Terrier dogs Life Sciences 14:1895-1906, 1974. Pubmed reference: 4847792.
1969 Meyers, K.M., Lund, J.E., Padgett, G.A. :
Hyperkinetic episodes in Scottish Terrier dogs Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 155:124-133, 1969. Pubmed reference: 5816228.
1956 Joshua, J.C. :
Scottie cramp Veterinary Record 68:411-412, 1956.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 08 Aug 2011
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 14 Oct 2022