OMIA 000789-9823 : Perosomus elumbis in Sus scrofa

In other species: cattle , dog , horse , sheep

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)


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.
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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