OMIA 000750-9940 : Osteochondrosis in Ovis aries

In other species: dog , horse , pig , chicken , 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.

Breed: Suffolk.


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.
1996 Anon. :
Osteochondrosis as a cause of lameness in lambs - comment Veterinary Record 139:400, 1996.
Doherty, M.L., Mcallister, H., Rackard, S., Skelly, C., Bassett, H.F. :
Osteochondrosis in a pedigree suffolk ram Veterinary Record 138:137-138, 1996. Pubmed reference: 8650917.
Johnson, P.J. :
Osteochondrosis as a cause of lameness in lambs Veterinary Record 139:400, 1996. Pubmed reference: 8913018.
Scott, C.A., Gibbs, H.A., Thompson, H. :
Osteochondrosis as a cause of lameness in purebred suffolk lambs Veterinary Record 139:165-167, 1996. Pubmed reference: 8870202.

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