OMIA:000684-74533 : Myasthenia in Panthera tigris altaica

In other species: dog , domestic cat

Categories: Nervous system phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 254200 (trait) , 254210 (trait)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Myasthenia is a syndrome of impaired neuromuscular transmission. The syndrome can occur as an acquired autoimmune disorder (myasthenia gravis) or as a congenital genetic disorder (see also separate gene-specific myasthenic syndrome entries). Phene was renamed from 'Myasthenia gravis' to 'Myasthenia' [14/10/2022]


2013 Allan, K., Masters, N., Rivers, S., Berry, K., Routh, A., Lamm, C. :
T-lymphocyte-rich Thymoma and Myasthenia Gravis in a Siberian Tiger (Panthera tigris altaica). J Comp Pathol :, 2013. Pubmed reference: 24444818 . DOI: 10.1016/j.jcpa.2013.11.204.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 01 Feb 2014