OMIA 000750 : Osteochondrosis

Possible human homologues (MIM numbers): 181440 (trait) , 188700 (trait) , 259200 (trait)

Cross-species summary: Abnormal growth ossification centers in young, growing animals. Initially a degeneration/ necrosis followed by regeneration or recalcification. Osteochondrosis (OC) lesions that result is bone or cartilage fragments are called osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) - see OMIA000748.

Species in which this phene is found:
chicken (Gallus gallus)
dog (Canis lupus familiaris)
domestic cat (Felis catus)
horse (Equus caballus)
pig (Sus scrofa)
deer (Cervidae)
cattle (Bos taurus)
sheep (Ovis aries)
raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides)

Edit History


  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 03 May 2005
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 28 Feb 2022
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 02 Jun 2022