OMIA:000789-9544 : Perosomus elumbis in Macaca mulatta (Rhesus monkey)

In other species: dog , horse , pig , taurine cattle , sheep

Categories: Embryo phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: "Perosomus elumbis (PE) is a lethal congenital defect characterized by absence of the caudal parts of the spine and spinal cord, i.e. lumbar, sacral and coccygeal spinal segments with associated musculoskeletal malformations of the hind quarters." (Agerholm et al., 2014; see cattle entry)

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2023). OMIA:000789-9544: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2020 Patrick, T., Gonzalez, O., Dick, E.J., Kumar, S. :
Perosomus elumbis in a stillborn rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta): A case report. J Med Primatol 49:110-112, 2020. Pubmed reference: 31912505. DOI: 10.1111/jmp.12459.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 13 Apr 2023