OMIA:000933-9615 : Spina bifida in Canis lupus familiaris (dog)

In other species: domestic cat , taurine cattle , sheep , rabbit , snow leopard

Categories: Embryo phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 182940 (trait) , 183802 (trait) , 301410 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: A neural tube defect (NTD) characterised by defective closure of the two halves of the vertebral arch through which the spinal cord and meninges may or may not protrude.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000933-9615: 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.

2024 Estevam, M.V., Toniollo, G.H., Apparicio, M. :
The most common congenital malformations in dogs: Literature review and practical guide. Res Vet Sci 171:S0034-5288(24)00096-1:105230, 2024. Pubmed reference: 38492280. DOI: 10.1016/j.rvsc.2024.105230.
2023 Torres, R., Giovanella, C., Sessums, K. :
Type I and type IV dermoid sinus with associated cervical spina bifida in a Labrador Retriever mixed breed dog. Vet Med Sci , 2023. Pubmed reference: 37965842. DOI: 10.1002/vms3.1319.
2021 Zarzycki, A., Thomas, Z.M., Mazrier, H. :
Comparison of inherited neural tube defects in companion animals and livestock. Birth Defects Res 113:319-348, 2021. Pubmed reference: 33615733. DOI: 10.1002/bdr2.1848.
2016 Song, R.B., Glass, E.N., Kent, M. :
Spina bifida, meningomyelocele, and meningocele. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 46:327-45, 2016. Pubmed reference: 26725976. DOI: 10.1016/j.cvsm.2015.10.007.
1992 Bailey, C.S., Morgan, J.P. :
Congenital spinal malformations. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 22:985-1015, 1992. Pubmed reference: 1641930.
1979 Wilson, J.W., Kurtz, H.J., Leipold, H.W., Lees, G.E. :
Spina bifida in the dog. Vet Pathol 16:165-79, 1979. Pubmed reference: 375559. DOI: 10.1177/030098587901600202.
1973 Parker, A.J., Park, R.D., Byerly, C.S., Stowater, J.L. :
Spina bifida with protrusion of spinal cord tissue in a dog Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 163:158-160, 1973. Pubmed reference: 4577614.

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