OMIA:000682-9940 : Muscular hyperplasia in Ovis aries (sheep)

Categories: Muscle phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Abnormal increase in muscular tissue caused by the formation and growth of new, normal muscle cells (in contrast to muscular hypertrophy, which is abnormal increase in muscular tissue due to enlargement of existing cells).

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2011). OMIA:000682-9940: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1972 Dennis, S.M. :
Congenital muscular hyperplasia in a lamb. Cornell Vet 62:263-8, 1972. Pubmed reference: 5023993.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 26 Oct 2011