OMIA 000621-9850 : Malignant hyperthermia in Cervidae

In other species: domestic cat , cattle , dog , horse , pig , rabbit , turkey

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.


1996 Antognini, J.F., Eisele, P.H., Gronert, G.A. :
Evaluation for malignant hyperthermia susceptibility in black-tailed deer Journal of Wildlife Diseases 32:678-681, 1996. Pubmed reference: 9359070.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005