OMIA:000789-9615 : Perosomus elumbis in Canis lupus familiaris (dog)

In other species: Rhesus monkey , 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. (2014). OMIA:000789-9615: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2012 Amaral, C.B., Romão, M.A., Ferreira, A.M. :
Perosomus elumbis in a puppy. J Comp Pathol 147:495-8, 2012. Pubmed reference: 22578331. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcpa.2012.03.003.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 02 Oct 2014