OMIA:001134-9615 : Masticatory muscle myositis in Canis lupus familiaris (dog)

Categories: Muscle phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 154850 (trait)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Species-specific name: Inflammatory myopathy of masticatory muscles, focal inflammatory myopathy, canine masticatory muscle myositis

Species-specific symbol: MMM, CMMM

Species-specific description: Canine masticatory muscle myositis (CMMM) is an immunologically mediated canine myopathy, which affects only muscles of the masticatory muscle group (Vilafranca et al. 1995; Wu et al. 2007). The pathogenesis of MMM is not fully understood.

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. (2022). OMIA:001134-9615: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1995 Vilafranca, M., Wohlsein, P., Borras, D., Pumarola, M., Domingo, M. :
Muscle fibre expression of transforming growth factor-beta 1 and latent transforming growth factor-beta binding protein in canine masticatory muscle myositis Journal of Comparative Pathology 112:299-306, 1995. Pubmed reference: 7560304.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 25 May 2022