OMIA 000741-9796 : Omphalocele in Equus caballus

In other species: domestic cat , cattle

Category: 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


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