OMIA:000564-9925 : Intersex in Capra hircus

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

Categories: Reproductive system phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

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.

2000 Batista, M., Gonzalez, F., Cabrera, F., Palomino, E., Castellano, E., Calero, P., Gracia, A. :
True hermaphroditism in a horned goat with 60XX/60XY chimerism Canadian Veterinary Journal - Revue Veterinaire Canadienne 41:562-564, 2000.
1998 Markandeya, N.M., Dhoble, R.L., Kulkarni, G.B., Dhumal, M.V. :
Studies on intersexuality in Osmanabadi goats Indian Veterinary Journal 75:35-38, 1998.
1997 Umrikar, U.D., Joseph, C., Natarajan, N., Thiagarajan, V., Daniel, J.C., Kumanan, K., Narayankhedkar, S.G., Krishnan, A.R. :
Cytogenetic study in an intersex goat Indian Veterinary Journal 74:584-586, 1997.
1996 Flores, J.M., Sanchez, M.A., Rodriguez, A., Rex, E.M. :
Histopathological alterations of lamina propria and sertoli cells in severe testicular hypoplasia in polled goats Reproduction in Domestic Animals 31:349-352, 1996.
1995 Shivaprakash, B.V., Kasaralikar, V.R., Ramkrishna, V., Kumar, S.P., Nainar, A.M. :
Familial urethral dilatation, hypospadias and intersex condition in Osmanabadi-Bidri strain goats Indian Veterinary Journal 72:718-722, 1995.
1994 Just, W., Dealmeida, C.C., Goldshmidt, B., Vogel, W. :
The Male Pseudohermaphrodite XX Polled Goat Is Zfy and Sry Negative Hereditas 120:71-75, 1994. Pubmed reference: 8206787 .
Pailhoux, E., Cribiu, E.P., Chaffaux, S., Darre, R., Fellous, M., Cotinot, C. :
Molecular analysis of 60,XX pseudohermaphrodite polled goats for the presence of SRY and ZFY genes Journal of Reproduction and Fertility 100:491-496, 1994. Pubmed reference: 8021868 .
Pandit, R.K., Pandey, S.K., Agrawal, R.G., Shrivastava, O.P. :
A Report on the Occurrence of Male Pseudohermaphroditism in a Goat Indian Veterinary Journal 71:280-281, 1994.
1993 Yadav, B.R., Singh, C., Kumar, P., Tomer, O.S., Yadav, J.S. :
Morphological, Anatomical and Cytogenetical Investigations in Sexually Anomalous Goats Small Ruminant Research 11:331-342, 1993.
1992 Karras, S., Modransky, P., Welker, B. :
Surgical Correction of Urethral Dilatation in an Intersex Goat Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 201:1584-1586, 1992. Pubmed reference: 1289340 .
Konig, H., Elmiger, B., Stranzinger, G. :
Intersexuality in Polled XX-Goats - Pathological Findings in 2 Pseudomale Kids, in 3 Male Kids with Urethral Diverticulum, and in 2 Pseudohermaphroditic Kids Schweizer Archiv Fur Tierheilkunde 134:175-182, 1992. Pubmed reference: 1609259 .
1991 Lopez, N.L., Barberan, M., Arruga, M.V. :
Cytogenetic Studies in 3 Cases of Hermaphroditism in the Spanish Goat Breed Murciano-Granadina Genetics Selection Evolution 23:S163-S167, 1991.
Ramadan, R.O., Gameel, A.A., Dafalla, E.A., Galil, A.K.A. :
Bilateral Scrotal Hysterocele in an Intersex Goat Journal of Veterinary Medicine Series A - Zentralblatt Fur Veterinarmedizin Reihe A - Physiology Pathology Clinical Medicine 38:441-444, 1991.
1990 Dafalla, E.A., Ramadan, R.O., Gameel, A.A., Galil, A.K.A., Alhendi, A.B., Moudawi, M.M. :
A Functioning Udder in a Male Goat Journal of Veterinary Medicine Series A-Zentralblatt Fur Veterinarmedizin Reihe A-Physiology Pathology Clinical Medicine 37:686-691, 1990.
Vallenzasca, C., Galli, A. :
Cytogenetical and Histopathologic Study of 2 Cases of Polled Goats Andrologia 22:289-290, 1990. Pubmed reference: 2240625 .
1988 Moreno-Millan, M., Rodero Franganillo, A. :
[Cytogenetic study of Malaga intersex goats] Archivos de Zootecnia 37:97-102, 1988.
Ramadan, R.O., Hassan, A.M.E. :
Intersexuality in goats New Zealand Veterinary Journal 36:120-124, 1988.
1987 Rodrigues, M.T., Espeschit, C.J.B. :
[Hornlessness and the incidence of intersexuality in goats] Informe Agropecuaria 13:12-16, 1987.
1985 Bacalhau, A.S., Souza, W.H., Rodrigues, A., Pant, K.P. :
[Polledness as a factor affecting intersexuality in German Fawn kids in Paraiba] Revista Brasileira de Reproducao Animal 9:35-39, 1985.
Dial, G.D., Wiseman, B.S., Ott, R.S., Smith, A.L., Hixon, J.E. :
Absence of sexual dimorphism in the goat: induction of luteinizing hormone discharge in the castrated male and female and in the intersex with estradiol benzoate Theriogenology 23:351-360, 1985.
1981 Constantinou, A., Louca, A., Mavrogenis, A.P. :
The effect of the gene for polledness on conception rate and litter size in the Damascus goat Annales de Genetique et de Selection Animale 13:111-118, 1981.
Ricordeau, G., Sanchez, G.F.F :
[Changes in the frequencies of horned animals in four types of French goat] Annales de Genetique et de Selection Animale 13:353-362, 1981.
1969 Basrur, P.K. :
Some thoughts on the association of polled trait and intersexuality in goats Annales de Genetique et de Selection Animale 1:439-446, 1969.
Lauvergne, J.J. :
Progress in genetic knowledge of intersexuality associated with polledness in the goat of alpine origin Annales de Genetique et de Selection Animale 1:403-412, 1969.
Lauvergne, J.J. :
Frequency at equilibrium of the gene of alpine origin responsible for polledness and intersexuality in some populations of goats Annales de Genetique et de Selection Animale 1:413-422, 1969.
1967 Ricordeau, G., Lauvergne, J.J. :
A single genetic hypothesis to account for the presence of intersexual animals, of males in excess and infertile males in 'Saanen' goats Annales de Zootechnie 16:323-334, 1967.
1963 Soller, M., Laor, M., Barnea, R., Weiss, Y., Ayalon, N. :
Polledness and infertility in male Saanen goats Journal of Heredity 54:237-240, 1963. Pubmed reference: 14086178 .
1962 Laor, M., Barnea, R., Angel, H., Soller, M. :
Polledness and hermaphroditism in Saanen goats Israel Journal of Agricultural Research 12:83-88, 1962.
1961 Dejong, S. :
[Is there a relationship between the horned condition in goats and the production of intersexes, male infertility and disturbed sex ratio?] Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde 86:58-59, 1961.
1960 Bielanska-Osuchowska, Z., Roslanowski, K. :
Hermaphroditism in goats. II. Developmental changes in the reproductive organs Medycyna Weterynaryjna 16:599-602, 1960.
Dejong, S. :
[Is there a relationship between the horned condition in goats and the production of intersexes, male infertility and disturbed sex ratio?] Geitehouder 23:40 only, 1960.

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