OMIA:000631-9685 : Megaoesophagus, generic in Felis catus (domestic cat)
Categories: Digestive / alimentary phene
Links to MONDO diseases: No links.
Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown
Considered a defect: yes
Cross-species summary: Dilatation and atony of the body of the oesophagus, usually associated with asynchronous function of the oesophagus and the caudal oesophageal sphincter. Causes regurgitation and aspiration pneumonia. This disorder occurs in many different forms, many of which are not inherited.
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing
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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.
|2005||Shimamura, S., Shimizu, M., Kobayashi, M., Hirao, H., Tanaka, R., Yamane, Y. :|
|Megaesophagus was complicated with Billroth I gastroduodenostomy in a cat. J Vet Med Sci 67:935-7, 2005. Pubmed reference: 16210807.|
|1997||Mears, E.A., Jenkins, C.C. :|
|Canine and feline megaesophagus Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian 19:313 ff., 1997.|
|1995||Jeffrey, S.C., Bataller, N., Martin, R.A., Moon, M.L. :|
|Postsurgical nutritional management of megaesophagus secondary to persistent right aortic arch in a kitten Feline Practice 23:17-23, 1995.|
|1993||Holland, C.T., Satchell, P.M. :|
|Megaoesophagus in the dog and cat. Recueil de Medecine Veterinaire 169:969-983, 1993.|
|1990||Guilford, W.G. :|
|Megaesophagus in the dog and cat. Semin Vet Med Surg Small Anim 5:37-45, 1990. Pubmed reference: 2191392.|
|Maddison, J.E., Allan, G.S. :|
|Megaesophagus Attributable to Lead Toxicosis in a Cat Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 197:1357-1358, 1990. Pubmed reference: 2266053.|
|1980||Wowk, B.J., Olson, G.A. :|
|Megaesophagus produced by persistent right aortic arch in a cat. Vet Med Small Anim Clin 75:77-83, 1980. Pubmed reference: 6899619.|
- Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005