OMIA:000750-9913 : Osteochondrosis in Bos taurus

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

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

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 181440 (trait) , 188700 (trait) , 259200 (trait)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

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. (2005). OMIA:000750-9913: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


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.

2018 Emerson, S.E., Holt, T.N., Rao, S., Bass, L., Enns, R.M., Barrett, M.F. :
Incidence and characteristics of juvenile tarsocrural osteochondrosis in purebred Angus bulls. Vet J 237:34-36, 2018. Pubmed reference: 30089542 . DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2018.05.006.
2016 Prozesky, L., Neser, J., Meissner, H., Botha, K., Jacobs, L., Shepstone, C., Viljoen, H., Köster, H., De Brouwer, C., Van Zyl, J., Van der Veen, G. :
Preliminary report on osteochondrosis in cattle in the north-western parts of South Africa. Onderstepoort J Vet Res 83:e1-e7, 2016. Pubmed reference: 27543146 .
2014 Nichols, S., Lardé, H. :
Noninfectious Joint Disease in Cattle. Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract 30:205-223, 2014. Pubmed reference: 24534666 . DOI: 10.1016/j.cvfa.2013.11.010.
1999 Davies, I.H., Munro, R. :
Osteochondrosis in bull beef cattle following lack of dietary mineral and vitamin supplementation Veterinary Record 145:232-233, 1999. Pubmed reference: 10499859 .
Tryon, K.A., Farrow, C.S. :
Osteochondrosis in cattle Veterinary Clinics of North America - Food Animal Practice 15:265-74, 1999. Pubmed reference: 10442388 .
1998 Hill, B.D., Sutton, R.H., Thompson, H. :
Investigation of osteochondrosis in grazing beef cattle Australian Veterinary Journal 76:171-175, 1998. Pubmed reference: 9578751 .
Trostle, S.S., Nicoll, R.G., Forrest, L.J., Markel, M., Nordlund, K. :
Bovine osteochondrosis [Review] Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian 20:856 ff., 1998.
1997 Trostle, S.S., Nicoll, R.G., Forrest, L.J., Markel, M.D. :
Clinical and radiographic findings, treatment, and outcome in cattle with osteochondrosis - 29 cases (1986-1996) Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 211:1566 ff., 1997.

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