OMIA 000789-9940 : Perosomus elumbis in Ovis aries

In other species: dog , horse , pig , cattle

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)

References


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.
1975 Dennis, S.M. :
Perosomus elumbis in sheep. Aust Vet J 51:135-6, 1975. Pubmed reference: 1164284.
Dennis, S.M. :
Perinatal lamb mortality in Western Australia. 7. Congenital defects. Aust Vet J 51:80-2, 1975. Pubmed reference: 1172430.
Dennis, S.M. :
Congenital defects of the nervous system of lambs. Aust Vet J 51:385-8, 1975. Pubmed reference: 1103813.

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