OMIA:000741-9685 : Omphalocele in Felis catus (domestic cat)

In other species: horse , taurine cattle

Categories: Growth / size / body region phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 164750 (trait) , 182210 (trait) , 258040 (trait) , 258320 (trait) , 310980 (trait)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: congenital abdominal wall defect; intestine or other abdominal viscera stick out through an opening in muscles in the area of the umbilical cord, also called exomphalos

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2011). OMIA:000741-9685: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1973 Howard, D.R. :
Omphalocele in a litter of kittens. Vet Med Small Anim Clin 68:879, 1973. Pubmed reference: 4490306.

Edit History

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