OMIA:000654-8801 : Myxomatous valvular degeneration in Struthio camelus (African ostrich)
Categories: Cardiovascular system phene
Links to MONDO diseases: No links.
Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown
Considered a defect: yes
Cross-species summary: Renamed from 'Mitral valve disease' [28/06/2023]. Disease due to mitral valve (also called bicuspid valve or left atrioventricular valve) or tricuspid valve (also called right atrioventricular valve) or aortic valve degeneration. More than one valve may be may be involved in individual patients. The pathophysiology is unclear, but genetic predispositions have been reported in some species.
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing
Cite this entry
|2013||Kubba, M.A., Al-Azreg, S.A. :|
|Endocardiosis and congestive heart failure in a captive ostrich (Struthio camelus). Open Vet J 3:121-5, 2013. Pubmed reference: 26623324.|
- Created by Imke Tammen2 on 28 Jun 2023