OMIA 000781-9615 : Patent urachus in Canis lupus familiaris
In other species: domestic cat , mountain zebra , white rhinoceros , sheep 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.
|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