OMIA 000933-9615 : Spina bifida in Canis lupus familiaris

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

Category: Embryo phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 182940 (trait) , 183802 (trait) , 301410 (trait)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

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


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.

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.
1992 Bailey, C.S., Morgan, J.P. :
Congenital spinal malformations. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 22:985-1015, 1992. Pubmed reference: 1641930.
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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