OMIA 000750-34880 : Osteochondrosis in Nyctereutes procyonoides

In other species: dog , horse , pig , chicken , sheep , deer , cattle , domestic cat

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 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.

Reference


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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