OMIA:000781-9615 : Patent urachus in Canis lupus familiaris (dog)
Categories: Embryo phene
Links to MONDO diseases: No links.
Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown
Considered a defect: yes
Cross-species summary: The urachus is a canal present in the foetus, connecting the bladder with the allantois via the navel. It normally disappears after birth. A patent urachus is one which persists after birth, allowing urine to drip out of the bladder through the umbilicus.
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing
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|2004||Rahal, SC., Mamprim, MJ., Torelli, SR. :|
|What is your diagnosis? Patent urachus. J Am Vet Med Assoc 225:1041-2, 2004. Pubmed reference: 15515981.|
- Created by Frank Nicholas on 18 Sep 2005