OMIA 001239-9913 : Epiphora in Bos taurus

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Species-specific description: A 6-week-old calf with epiphora (abnormal flow of tears) in both eyes was reported by Van der Woerdt et al. (1996). This disorder resulted from dysplastci lacrimal puncta.


1996 Vanderwoerdt, A., Wilkie, D.A., Gilger, B.C. :
Congenital epiphora in a calf associated with dysplastic lacrimal puncta Agri-Practice 17:7-11, 1996.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005