OMIA 001107-9913 : Hymen, imperforate in Bos taurus

In other species: horse

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 237100

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Also known as persistent hymen

Species-specific name: White heifer disease


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.
1996 Charlier, C., Denys, B., Belanche, J.I., Coppieters, W., Grobet, L., Mni, M., Womack, J., Hanset, R., Georges, M. :
Microsatellite mapping of the bovine roan locus - a major determinant of white heifer disease Mammalian Genome 7:138-142, 1996. Pubmed reference: 8835531.
1994 Dekruif, A. :
Diagnosis of White Heifer Disease Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift 63:205, 1994.
1990 Mijten, P., Dekruif, A. :
White Heifer Disease As a Cause of Herd Subfertility Tijdschrift Voor Diergeneeskunde 115:736-738, 1990. Pubmed reference: 2396246.
1973 Bennett, R.C., Olds, D., Deaton, O.W., Thrift, F.A. :
Nature of white heifer disease (partial genital aplasia) and its mode of inheritance. Am J Vet Res 34:13-9, 1973. Pubmed reference: 4683971.
1967 Kohli, I.S. :
A case of atresia cervicalis (white heifer disease) in a Rathi heifer. Indian Vet J 44:869-71, 1967. Pubmed reference: 5626566.
1965 Ginther, O.J. :
Segmental aplasia of the Mullerian ducts (white heifer disease) in a white Shorthorn heifer Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 146:133-137, 1965. Pubmed reference: 14231096.
1952 Rendel, J.M. :
White heifer disease in a herd of dairy shorthorns Journal of Genetics 51:89-94, 1952.
1946 Spriggs, D.N. :
White heifer disease. Vet Rec 58:405; passim, 1946. Pubmed reference: 20274663.

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