OMIA:000789-9823 : Perosomus elumbis in Sus scrofa (pig)

In other species: Rhesus monkey , dog , horse , 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:000789-9823: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


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.

2021 Piegari, G., D'Anza, E., Costanza, D., Prisco, F., Meomartino, L., d'Aquino, I., Albarella, S., Paciello, O., Ciotola, F. :
Perosomus Elumbis in Piglets: Pathological, Radiological and Cytogenetic Findings. Animals (Basel) 11, 2021. Pubmed reference: 33921043. DOI: 10.3390/ani11041132.
2007 Avedillo, L.J., Camón, J. :
Perosomus elumbis in a pig. Vet Rec 160:127-9, 2007. Pubmed reference: 17259456.
1977 Karlović, M., Ilijas, B. :
[Perosomus elumbis in a piglet]. Dtsch Tierarztl Wochenschr 84:350-1, 1977. Pubmed reference: 336346.

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