OMIA 001230-9685 : Ovotesticular DSD (Disorder of Sexual Development) in Felis catus

In other species: horse , cattle , wood lemming , Japanese medaka , dog , rabbit , pig

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 400044 (trait) , 300018 (trait) , 612965 (trait) , 154230 (trait) , 613080 (trait) , 613762 (trait) , 233420 (trait) , 614279 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Previously known as Sex reversal: XY female, SRY-negative. The present name (ovotesticular DSD) corresponds to the recommendations on nomenclature for disorders of sexual development (DSD) proposed by Lee et al. (Pediatrics 2006;118;e488; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2006-0738).

History: The first case of this disorder in cats was reported by Schlafer et al. (2010).


2011 Schlafer, D.H., Valentine, B., Fahnestock, G., Froenicke, L., Grahn, R.A., Lyons, L.A., Meyers-Wallen, V.N. :
A case of SRY-positive 38,XY true hermaphroditism (XY sex reversal) in a cat. Vet Pathol 48:817-22, 2011. Pubmed reference: 20861501. DOI: 10.1177/0300985810382093.

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