OMIA 000890-9796 : Schistosomus reflexus in Equus caballus

In other species: ass , cattle , sheep , water buffalo

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.


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.
1982 Proctor, P.T. :
Foetal monstrosity in a thoroughbred mare resembling schistosomus reflexus. Equine Vet J 14:340, 1982. Pubmed reference: 6890897.
1975 Irwin, M.R., Pulley, L.T. :
Schistosomus reflexus in an equine fetus. Vet Med Small Anim Clin 70:44-5, 1975. Pubmed reference: 123668.
1947 Weber, W. :
Schistosoma reflexum in the horse, with a contribution on its origin Schweizer Archiv fur Tierheilkunde 89:244-, 1947.

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