OMIA 000585-9685 : Leg weakness in Felis catus

In other species: pig , cattle , sheep , turkey , rabbit , dog

Category: Limbs / digit / tail phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Congenital defect of the hindlimbs that prevents standing, because the hindlimbs are splayed. In some cases all limbs are affected.

Species-specific name: Swimmer syndrome, splay legs


2006 Verhoeven, G., de Rooster, H., Risselada, M., Wiemer, P., Scheire, L., van Bree, H. :
Swimmer syndrome in a Devon rex kitten and an English bulldog puppy. J Small Anim Pract 47:615-9, 2006. Pubmed reference: 17004956. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-5827.2006.00069.x.

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