OMIA:000890-89462 : Schistosomus reflexus in Bubalus bubalis (water buffalo)

In other species: ass (donkey) , horse , taurine cattle , goat , sheep

Categories: Embryo phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: A foetus in which the edges of the somatic disc in the developing embryo have curved upwards instead of downwards, resulting in the viscera floating free in the amnion. The head and the tail are curved up towards each other. Dystocia is the usual result. Also called schistosoma reflexum.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2011). OMIA:000890-89462: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1999 Murthy, K.K., Murthy, P.R.K., Prasad, V., Dhanalakshmi, N., Venu, R. :
Dystocia due to schistosomus reflexus in a she buffalo - A case report Indian Veterinary Journal 76:733-734, 1999.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 02 Nov 2011