OMIA 000963-9615 : Syndactyly in Canis lupus familiaris

In other species: domestic cat , cattle , pig , sheep , chicken , tammar wallaby , Swainson's hawk

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 212780 (trait) , 186100 (trait) , 186200 (trait) , 186300 (trait) , 604270 (gene)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Fusion of the claws (cleats or digits). Occurs in one, two, three or (rarely) four legs.


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.
2013 Macrì, F., Ciotola, F., Rapisarda, G., Lanteri, G., Albarella, S., Aiudi, G., Liotta, L., Marino, F. :
A rare case of simple syndactyly in a puppy. J Small Anim Pract :, 2013. Pubmed reference: 24345200. DOI: 10.1111/jsap.12165.
2007 Towle, H., Friedlander, K., Ko, R., Aper, R., Breur, G. :
Surgical treatment of simple syndactylism with secondary deep digital flexor tendon contracture in a Basset Hound. Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol 20:219-23, 2007. Pubmed reference: 17846689.
1994 Richardson, E.F., Wey, P.D., Hoffman, L.A. :
Surgical management of syndactyly in a dog. J Am Vet Med Assoc 205:1149-51, 1994. Pubmed reference: 7890572.
1991 Renoy, B.P., Balligand, M. :
A Case of Syndactylous Dog Annales de Medecine Veterinaire 135:43-44, 1991.
1973 Leipold, H.W., Guffy, M.M. :
Syndactyly in a German shepherd dog. Acta Chir Scand Suppl 433:910-1, 1973. Pubmed reference: 4354596.

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