OMIA:000741-9796 : Omphalocele in Equus caballus (horse)

In other species: dog , domestic cat , taurine cattle

Categories: Growth / size / body region phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 164750 (trait) , 182210 (trait) , 258040 (trait) , 258320 (trait) , 310980 (trait)

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

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2011). OMIA:000741-9796: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2000 Steinman, A., Kelmer, G., Avni, G., Johnston, D.E. :
Omphalocele in a foal Veterinary Record 146:341-343, 2000. Pubmed reference: 10777041.

Edit History

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