OMIA:001055-9615 : Vitiligo in Canis lupus familiaris (dog)

In other species: chicken , Rhesus monkey , domestic cat , horse , Northern giraffe , taurine cattle , water buffalo

Categories: Integument (skin) phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 193200 (trait) , 221350 (trait) , 270750 (trait) , 277465 (trait)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2021). OMIA:001055-9615: 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.

2024 Giri, P., Desai, D., Dwivedi, M. :
Animal models unraveling the complexity of vitiligo pathogenesis. Autoimmun Rev :S1568-9972(24)00002-8:103515, 2024. Pubmed reference: 38185189. DOI: 10.1016/j.autrev.2024.103515.
2019 Tham, H.L., Linder, K.E., Olivry, T. :
Autoimmune diseases affecting skin melanocytes in dogs, cats and horses: vitiligo and the uveodermatological syndrome: a comprehensive review. BMC Vet Res 15:251, 2019. Pubmed reference: 31324191. DOI: 10.1186/s12917-019-2003-9.
1993 Wisselink, M.A. :
Vitiligo-poliosis in the male Rotweiler. Tijdschrift Voor Diergeneeskunde 118:659, 1993. Pubmed reference: 8236230.
1986 Naughton, G.K., Mahaffey, M., Bystryn, J.C. :
Antibodies to surface antigens of pigmented cells in animals with vitiligo. Proc Soc Exp Biol Med 181:423-6, 1986. Pubmed reference: 3511476. DOI: 10.3181/00379727-181-42275.
1978 Mahaffey, M.B., Yarbrough, K.M., Munnell, J.F. :
Focal loss of pigment in the Belgian Tervuren dog. J Am Vet Med Assoc 173:390-6, 1978. Pubmed reference: 211110.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 25 Nov 2011
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 28 Aug 2021