OMIA 000963-9940 : Syndactyly in Ovis aries

In other species: domestic cat , cattle , pig , dog , 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.
2005 Yeruhama, I., Goshen, T., Lahav, D., Perl, S. :
Simultaneous occurrence of epitheliogenesis imperfecta with syndactyly in a calf and a lamb. Aust Vet J 83:149-50, 2005. Pubmed reference: 15825625.
1972 Dennis, S.M., Leipold, H.W. :
Congenital dactylous malformations in sheep. Cornell Vet 62:322-7, 1972. Pubmed reference: 4336934.
1970 Dennis, S.M., Leipold, H.W. :
Syndactylism in a neonatal lamb Cornell Veterinarian 60:23-27, 1970. Pubmed reference: 4313977.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005