OMIA:000810-9796 : Polydactyly in Equus caballus (horse)

In other species: rock pigeon , chicken , turkey , dog , domestic cat , pig , Arabian camel , guanaco , llama , Western roe deer , taurine cattle , goat , sheep , domestic guinea pig , alpaca , springbok

Categories: Skeleton phene (incl. short stature & teeth) , Limbs / fins / digit / tail phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 174500 (trait) , 605522 (gene) , 188740 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Often called preaxial polydactyly (PPD)

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2008). OMIA:000810-9796: 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.

2007 Carstanjen, B., Abitbol, M., Desbois, C. :
Bilateral Polydactyly in a foal. J Vet Sci 8:201-3, 2007. Pubmed reference: 17519577.
1996 Weinhart, G., Götz, E., Götz, H.J. :
[Polydactyly in a foal--a case report]. Tierarztl Prax 24:275-7, 1996. Pubmed reference: 8767189.
1986 Stanek, C., Hantak, E. :
Bilateral atavistic polydactyly in a colt and its dam. Equine Vet J 18:76-9, 1986. Pubmed reference: 3948838.
1907 Anon. :
[A horse witn two toes on one fore-foot Naturen Bergen & Kjobenhavn 31:156-158, 1907.
1894 Ewart, J.C. :
The Development of the Skeleton of the Limbs of the Horse, with Observations on Polydactyly. J Anat Physiol 28:236-56, 1894. Pubmed reference: 17232079.
Ewart, J.C. :
The Development of the Skeleton of the Limbs of the Horse, with Observations on Polydactyly: Part II. J Anat Physiol 28:342-69, 1894. Pubmed reference: 17232094.
1893 Struthers, J. :
On the Development of the Bones of the Foot of the Horse, and of Digital Bones Generally; and on a Case of Polydactyly in the Horse. J Anat Physiol 28:51-62.1, 1893. Pubmed reference: 17232068.
1889 Auld, R.C. :
Some cases of solid-hoofed hogs and two-toed horses American Naturalist 23:447-449, 1889.

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