OMIA 001741-9031 : Edema (thigh patch) in Gallus gallus

Category: Homeostasis / metabolism phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: no

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: Oedema

Species-specific symbol: ed-1; ed-2

History: This disorder was first described by Savage et al. (1986).

Inheritance: From pedigree matings, Savage et al. 1982 (Oregon Agr. Exp. Sta. Tech. Paper No. 7851) postulated two autosomal loci, each with a recessive allele, which they named ed-1 and ed-2.

Clinical features: Savage et al. (1986): "embryonic malformation consisting of a fluid filled sac or sacs usually situated dorsally and caudally of both thighs of unhatched chicks ... . ... The edematous condition has been detected in embryos as early as 12 days of incubation and edema is still evident in those chicks alive at hatching."

Reference


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1986 Savage, T.F., McAlpen, W.W., Timmwood, K.I. :
Edema, a semi-lethal embryonic disorder in chickens Poultry Science 65(Suppl. 1):120 only, 1986.

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