OMIA 000718-9940 : Neuromuscular disease, congenital in Ovis aries

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Neurogenic atrophy - wasting of a muscle due to damage to its peripheral nerve supply

Breed: Dorset Down.


1985 Thornton, R.N., MacColl, D.J. :
A suspected inherited neuromuscular disease in Dorset Down sheep. N Z Vet J 33:172-3, 1985. Pubmed reference: 16031104. DOI: 10.1080/00480169.1985.35219.

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