OMIA 001041-9913 : Ventricular septal defect in Bos taurus

In other species: chicken , dog , domestic cat , horse , pig , sheep , rabbit , alpaca

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 614429 , 614431 , 614432

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: A congenital heart defect characterised by persistent patency (open-ness) of the ventricular septum, permitting flow of blood directly between ventricles, bypassing the pulmonary circulation and resulting in various degrees of cyanosis (blue discolouration of the skin) due to oxygen deficiency. Clinical signs include systolic murmur and a palpable thrill on both sides of the chest, dyspnoea and poor tolerance of exercise.

References


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.
2015 Depenbrock, S.M., Visser, L.C., Kohnken, R.A., Russell, D.S., Simpson, K.M., Bonagura, J.D. :
Congenital isolated cleft mitral valve leaflet and apical muscular ventricular septal defect in a Holstein calf. J Vet Cardiol 17:237-42, 2015. Pubmed reference: 26263841. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvc.2015.03.003.
1994 Penrith, M.L., Bastianello, S.S., Petzer, I.M. :
Congenital Cardiac Defects in Two Closely Related Jersey Calves Journal of the South African Veterinary Association - Tydskrif Van Die Suid - Afrikaanse Veterinere Vereniging 65:31-35, 1994.

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