OMIA 000890-9913 : Schistosomus reflexus in Bos taurus

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

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.
2002 Govaere, J.L.J., Vervaet, P., Aspeslach, O., de, Kruif, A. :
A schistosomus reflexus Belgian White and Blue twin calf Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift 71:355-358, 2002.
1999 Cavalieri, J., Farin, P.W. :
Birth of a Holstein freemartin calf co-twinned to a schistosomus reflexus fetus Theriogenology 52:815-826, 1999. Pubmed reference: 10735122.

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