OMIA:001272-9615 : Comedo syndrome in Canis lupus familiaris
Categories: Integument (skin) phene
Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 120450 (trait)
Links to MONDO diseases: No links.
Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown
Considered a defect: yes
Cross-species summary: A comedo (plural comedones) is a plug of keratin and sebum within the dilated orifice of a hair follicle. It frequently contains bacteria.
Species-specific name: Schnauzer comedo syndrome
Species-specific description: Numerous comedones form in the dorsal skin. Schnauzers are particularly predisposed to this disorder.
Breeds: Mexican Hairless Dog (Xoloitzcuintli), Schnauzer.
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.
|1997||Hannigan, M.M. :|
|A refractory case of Schnauzer comedo syndrome Canadian Veterinary Journal - Revue Veterinaire Canadienne 38:238-239, 1997.|
|1996||Kimura, T., Doi, K. :|
|Spontaneous comedones on the skin of hairless descendants of mexican hairless dogs Jikken Dobutsu. Experimental Animals 45:377-384, 1996.|
|Schwartzman, R.M., Kligman, A.M., Duclos, D.D. :|
|The Mexican hairless dog as a model for assessing the comedolytic and morphogenic activity of retinoids British Journal of Dermatology 134:64-70, 1996. Pubmed reference: 8745888 .|
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