OMIA:000789-9796 : Perosomus elumbis in Equus caballus (horse)

In other species: Rhesus monkey , dog , pig , taurine cattle , sheep

Categories: Embryo phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

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)

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2014). OMIA:000789-9796: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2012 Gerhauser, I., Geburek, F., Wohlsein, P. :
Perosomus elumbis, cerebral aplasia, and spina bifida in an aborted thoroughbred foal. Res Vet Sci 92:266-8, 2012. Pubmed reference: 21146843. DOI: 10.1016/j.rvsc.2010.11.009.

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