OMIA:000750-34880 : Osteochondrosis in Nyctereutes procyonoides (raccoon dog)

In other species: chicken , dog , domestic cat , horse , pig , deer , taurine cattle , indicine cattle (zebu) , sheep

Categories: Skeleton phene (incl. short stature & teeth)

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 181440 (trait) , 188700 (trait) , 259200 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

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.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2013). OMIA:000750-34880: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2012 Lawler, D.F., Evans, R.H., Nieminen, P., Mustonen, A.M., Smith, G.K. :
Lessons from a non-domestic canid: joint disease in captive raccoon dogs (Nyctereutes procyonoides). Vet Ital 48:367-78, 2012. Pubmed reference: 23277118.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 05 Jan 2013