OMIA:000781-9685 : Patent urachus in Felis catus
In other species: dog , mountain zebra , white rhinoceros , sheep
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.
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.
|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 .|
|1967||Scherzo, C.S. :|
|Cystic liver and persistent urachus in a cat. J Am Vet Med Assoc 151:1329-30, 1967. Pubmed reference: 5624191 .|
- Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005