OMIA 000536-9796 : Hypothyroidism, congenital in Equus caballus

In other species: domestic cat , chicken , dog , goat , sheep , lesser panda

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 274500 (trait) , 606765 (gene)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Deficiency of thyroid gland activity. Also known as Goiterous congenital hypothyroidism; Congenital hypothyroidism; Thyroid dyshormonogenesis


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.
2004 D'Amours, GH., Taylor, SM., Olfert, ED., Simko, E., Allen, AL. :
Evaluation of experimental methods to induce congenital hypothyroidism in guinea pigs for use in the study of congenital hypothyroidism in horses. Am J Vet Res 65:1251-8, 2004. Pubmed reference: 15478773.
2001 Allen, A. :
Congenital hypothyroidism in foals Canadian Veterinary Journal - Revue Veterinaire Canadienne 42:418, 2001.
1996 Allen, A.L., Townsend, H.G.G., Doige, C.E., Fretz, P.B. :
A case-control study of the congenital hypothyroidism and dysmaturity syndrome of foals Canadian Veterinary Journal - Revue Veterinaire Canadienne 37:349 ff., 1996.
1995 Sojka, J.E. :
Hypothyroidism in horses Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian 17:845-852, 1995.
1993 Sojka, J. :
Factors Which Affect Serum T(3) and T(4) Levels in the Horse Equine Practice 15:15, 1993.

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