OMIA 001206-9615 : Laryngeal paralysis in Canis lupus familiaris

In other species: horse , cattle

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Molecular basis: Holt et al. (2016) concluded that "Mutations in the DCTN1 gene did not appear to cause laryngeal paralysis in Leonbergers or Labrador Retrievers"


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.
2016 Holt, D.E., Brown, D.C., Henthorn, P.S. :
Evaluation of the dynactin 1 gene in Leonbergers and Labrador Retrievers with laryngeal paralysis. Am J Vet Res 77:1114-20, 2016. Pubmed reference: 27668583. DOI: 10.2460/ajvr.77.10.1114.
2013 Kitshoff, A.M., Van Goethem, B., Stegen, L., Vandekerckhov, P., de Rooster, H. :
Laryngeal paralysis in dogs: an update on recent knowledge. J S Afr Vet Assoc 84:E1-9, 2013. Pubmed reference: 23718178.
2001 Griffiths, L.G., Sullivan, M., Reid, S.W.J. :
A comparison of the effects of unilateral thyroarytenoid lateralization versus cricoarytenoid laryngoplasty on the area of the rima glottidis and clinical outcome in dogs with laryngeal paralysis Veterinary Surgery 30:359-365, 2001. Pubmed reference: 11443597.
1998 Mahony, O.H., Knowles, K.E., Braund, K.G., Averill, D.R., Frimberger, A.E. :
Laryngeal paralysis-polyneuropathy complex in young Rottweilers Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 12:330-337, 1998. Pubmed reference: 9773408.
1995 Burbidge, H.M. :
A Review of Laryngeal Paralysis in Dogs British Veterinary Journal 151:71-82, 1995. Pubmed reference: 7735872.
Kriegleder, H. :
Laryngeal paralysis in a 10-week-old Rottweiler puppy - case report [German] Praktische Tierarzt 76:1075-1076, 1995.

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