OMIA 000781-9685 : Patent urachus in Felis catus
In other species: dog , 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.
|2002||Laverty, P.H., Salisbury, S.K. :|
|Surgical management of true patent urachus in a cat Journal of Small Animal Practice 43:227-229, 2002. Pubmed reference: 12038858.|
- Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005