OMIA 000750-9031 : Osteochondrosis in Gallus gallus

In other species: dog , horse , pig , sheep , deer , cattle , raccoon dog , 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.


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.
2017 Chen, L.R., Suyemoto, M.M., Sarsour, A.H., Cordova, H.A., Oviedo-Rondón, E.O., Barnes, H.J., Borst, L.B. :
Prevalence and severity of osteochondrosis of the free thoracic vertebra in three modern broiler strains and the Athens Canadian Random Bred control broiler. Avian Pathol :1-31, 2017. Pubmed reference: 28975826. DOI: 10.1080/03079457.2017.1388499.
1994 Dammrich, K., Heitmann, K. :
Osteochondrosis Syndrome and Arthropathia Deformans with Reference to the Habitual or Stationary Incomplete Luxation of the 6th Thoracic Vertebra in Laying Hens with Paralysis Berliner und Munchener Tierarztliche Wochenschrift 107:218-225, 1994. Pubmed reference: 8080422.

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