OMIA 001023-9823 : Twinning, conjoined in Sus scrofa

In other species: cattle , sheep , water buffalo

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Congenital disorder in which twins are partly joined.


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.
1994 Mcmanus, C.A., Partlow, G.D., Fisher, K.R.S. :
Conjoined twin piglets with duplicated cranial and caudal axes Anatomical Record 239:224-229, 1994. Pubmed reference: 8059984. DOI: 10.1002/ar.1092390213.
1993 Hiraga, T., Dennis, S.M. :
Congenital Duplication Veterinary Clinics of North America - Food Animal Practice 9:145-161, 1993. Pubmed reference: 8457924.
1973 Selby, L.A., Khalili, A., Stewart, R.W., Edmonds, L.D., Marienfeld, C.J. :
Pathology and epidemiology of cojointed twinning in swine Teratology 8:1-9, 1973. Pubmed reference: 4724490. DOI: 10.1002/tera.1420080102.
1971 Selby, L.A., Hopps, H.C., Edmonds, L.D. :
Comparative aspects of conjoined malformations in man and swine Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 159:1485-1490, 1971. Pubmed reference: 5153869.
1958 Green, F.R., Morgan, J.T. :
The anatomy of a double pig Veterinary Record 70:704-705, 1958.

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