OMIA:001013-9796 : Torticollis in Equus caballus (horse)

In other species: sheep , rabbit

Categories: Skeleton phene (incl. short stature & teeth)

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 189600 (trait) , 217150 (trait) , 314300 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Species-specific name: wryneck

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2022). OMIA:001013-9796: 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.

1984 Vandeplassche, M., Simoens, P., Bouters, R., De Vos, N., Verschooten, F. :
Aetiology and pathogenesis of congenital torticollis and head scoliosis in the equine foetus. Equine Vet J 16:419-24, 1984. Pubmed reference: 6489301.
1976 Boyd, J.S. :
Congenital deformities in two Clydesdale foals. Equine Vet J 8:161-4, 1976. Pubmed reference: 976230.
1940 Mauderer, H. :
Abrachia and torticollis: lethal factors in horse breeding Zeitschrift fur Tierzuchtung und Zuchtungsbiologie 51:216-, 1940.
1938 Mauderer, H. :
Hereditary defects in the horse Deutsche Tierartzliche Wochenschrift 46:469-, 1938.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 29 Oct 2022