OMIA:000536-9796 : Hypothyroidism, congenital in Equus caballus (horse)

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

Categories: Endocrine / exocrine gland phene (incl mammary gland)

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 274500 (trait) , 606765 (gene)

Links to relevant human diseases in MONDO:

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. This disorder can be caused by mutations in different genes, and forms of the disease exist that are not inherited.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000536-9796: 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.

2023 Bertin, F.R., Frank, N., Breuhaus, B.A., Schott, H.C., Kritchevsky, J.E. :
Diagnosis and management of thyroid disorders and thyroid hormone supplementation in adult horses and foals. Equine Vet J , 2023. Pubmed reference: 37533378. DOI: 10.1111/evj.13981.
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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