OMIA:000890-9940 : Schistosomus reflexus in Ovis aries (sheep)

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

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:000890-9940: 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.

1972 Dennis, S.M. :
Schistosomus reflexus in conjoined twin lambs. Vet Rec 90:509-10, 1972. Pubmed reference: 4261978.
1969 Smith, I.D. :
Schistosomus reflexus in the sheep. Vet Rec 85:138-9, 1969. Pubmed reference: 5387812.
1965 Dennis, S.M., Meyer, E.P. :
Schistosomus reflexus in a sheep. Vet Rec 77:1386-7, 1965. Pubmed reference: 5892222.

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