OMIA:001197-9685 : Horner syndrome in Felis catus (domestic cat)

In other species: dog , horse , taurine cattle

Categories: Nervous system phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 143000 (trait)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Due to damage to the sympathetic nerves of the face - characterised by miosis (constriction of the pupil), ptosis (drooping of the upper eyelid), and anhidrosis (absence of sweating of the face)

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. (2005). OMIA:001197-9685: 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.

2004 Krotscheck, U., Kunze, CP., Bergman, RL. :
What is your diagnosis? Horner syndrome. J Am Vet Med Assoc 225:1337-8, 2004. Pubmed reference: 15552304.
1996 Holland, C.T. :
Horners syndrome and ipsilateral laryngeal hemiplegia in three cats Journal of Small Animal Practice 37:442-446, 1996. Pubmed reference: 8887205.
1995 Shell, L.G. :
Horners syndrome Feline Practice 23:28-29, 1995.

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