OMIA:001120-9796 : Myelopathy, fibrocartilaginous embolic in Equus caballus (horse)

In other species: dog

Categories: Nervous system phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Fibrocartilaginous embolic myelopathy results from the blocking of blood vessels that supply blood to the spinal with microscopic pieces of an intervertebral disc.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:001120-9796: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1995 Jackson, W., Delahunta, A., Adaska, J., Divers, T.J. :
Fibrocartilaginous embolic myelopathy in an adult Belgian horse. Progress in Veterinary Neurology 6:16-19, 1995.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005