OMIA 000621-9685 : Malignant hyperthermia in Felis catus

In other species: turkey , dog , horse , pig , deer , cattle , rabbit

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 145600 (trait) , 180901 (gene)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: A progressive increase in body temperature, muscle rigidity and metabolic acidosis, leading to rapid death.


1989 Bellah, J.R., Robertson, S.A., Buergelt, C.D., Mcgavin, A.D. :
Suspected Malignant Hyperthermia After Halothane Anesthesia in a Cat Veterinary Surgery 18:483-488, 1989. Pubmed reference: 2603380.

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