OMIA 000527-9615 : Hypomyelinogenesis, congenital in Canis lupus familiaris

In other species: pig , cattle , sheep

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Congenital deficiency of myelin, especially in the cerebellum and brainstem; includes failure of formation of myelin, plus incomplete and delayed myelination of axons. Clinical signs include inability to rise, and severe muscle tremor with periods of spasticity. Also known as oligodendroglial dysplasia.

Reference


2006 Morrison, J.P., Schatzberg, S.J., De Lahunta, A., Ross, J.T., Bookbinder, P., Summers, B.A. :
Oligodendroglial dysplasia in two bullmastiff dogs. Vet Pathol 43:29-35, 2006. Pubmed reference: 16407484. DOI: 10.1354/vp.43-1-29.

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