OMIA 000564-9796 : Intersex in Equus caballus

In other species: cattle , dog , goat , pig , sheep , water buffalo , argali , bighorn sheep , American mink , Western roe deer , raccoon dog , gray short-tailed opossum , domestic cat , tammar wallaby , llama

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: A mixture of male and female characteristics. Often due to an abnormality of the sex chromosomes.


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.
2001 Selders, C.G., Hendrickson, D.A., Bowling, A.T., McCue, P.M. :
The use of laparoscopy to diagnose a case of equine intersex: A case report Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 21:547-549, 2001.
2000 Buoen, L.C., Zhang, T.Q., Weber, A.F., Ruth, G.R. :
SRY-negative, XX intersex horses: the need for pedigree studies to examine the mode of inheritance of the condition Equine Veterinary Journal 32:78-81, 2000. Pubmed reference: 10661390.
1998 Toth, J., Hollerrider, J., Scheidemann, W., Kovac, M. :
Masculine (testicular) pseudohermaphroditism and concurrent cryptorchidism in a horse [Hungarian] Magyar Allatorvosok Lapja 120:579-581, 1998.
1995 Milliken, J.E., Paccamonti, D.L., Shoemaker, R.S., Green, W.H. :
XX male pseudohermaphroditism in a horse Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 207:77-79, 1995. Pubmed reference: 7601700.
1990 Leadon, D.P. :
When Is a Filly Not a Filly Equine Veterinary Journal 22:149, 1990. Pubmed reference: 2361499.
Power, M.M., Leadon, D.P. :
Diploid - Triploid Chimaerism (64,XX/96,XXY) in an Intersex Foal Equine Veterinary Journal 22:211-214, 1990. Pubmed reference: 2361512.
1989 Moreno-Millan, M., Delgado Bermejo, J.V., Lopez Castillo, G. :
An intersex horse with X chromosome trisomy Veterinary Record 124:169-170, 1989. Pubmed reference: 2922913.
1961 Rauchbach, K. :
[Hermaphroditism in the horse] Monatshefte fur Veterinarmedizin 16:220-221, 1961.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005