OMIA:000631-9925 : Megaoesophagus in Capra hircus
In other species: domestic cat , dog , sheep , domestic ferret , llama , cattle , horse
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.
|1996||Parish, S.M., Middleton, J.R., Baldwin, T.J. :|
|Clinical megaoesophagus in a goat with thymoma Veterinary Record 139:94, 1996. Pubmed reference: 8843642 .|
- Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005