OMIA:000778-9913 : Patellar luxation in Bos taurus (taurine cattle)

In other species: dog , domestic cat , horse , llama , sheep

Categories: Limbs / fins / digit / tail phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Also known as luxating patella (kneecap) or luxated patella or dislocated patellar

Inheritance: Gadgil et al. (1972) reported 7 cases all of which traced back to "foundation stock", which suggested autosomal recessive inheritance.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2013). OMIA:000778-9913: 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.

2016 Marchionatti, E., Desrochers, A., Sheen, A.D., Lardé, H., Babkine, M. :
Surgical Correction of Traumatic Lateral Patellar Luxation. Vet Surg 45:121-4, 2016. Pubmed reference: 26731601. DOI: 10.1111/vsu.12426.
1993 Hobbs, M.T., Kenward, J.K. :
Surgery for luxating patella in a calf. Vet Rec 133:508, 1993. Pubmed reference: 8155127. DOI: 10.1136/vr.133.20.508-c.
1974 Meagher, D.M. :
Bilateral patellar luxation in calves. Can Vet J 15:201-2, 1974. Pubmed reference: 4858732.
Winstanley, E.W., Gleeson, L.N. :
Prosthetic trochlear ridge for treatment of patellar luxation in a calf. J Am Vet Med Assoc 164:807-8, 1974. Pubmed reference: 4822494.
1972 Gadgil, B.A., Agarwal, S.P., Patel, U.G. :
A hereditary aspect of luxation of patella in cattle Indian Veterinary Journal 49:313-317, 1972.
Weaver, A.D., Campbell, J.R. :
Surgical correction of lateral and medial patellar luxation in calves. Vet Rec 90:567-9, 1972. Pubmed reference: 5040586. DOI: 10.1136/vr.90.20.567.
1970 Philip, R.G. :
Lateral luxation of the patella in a calf. Vet Rec 86:190-1, 1970. Pubmed reference: 5461588. DOI: 10.1136/vr.86.7.190.

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