OMIA 001816-9796 : Superficial digital flexor tendon injury in Equus caballus

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Species-specific symbol: SDFT injury

Inheritance: Oki et al. (2008) estimated the heritability of this trait to be in the range 0.17 to 0.19.

Breed: Thoroughbred.


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.
2020 Giantsis, I.A., Diakakis, N.E., Avdi, M. :
High frequencies of TNC and COL5A1 genotypes associated with low risk for superficial digital flexor tendinopathy in Greek indigenous horse breeds compared with Warmblood horses. J Equine Vet Sci 92:103173, 2020. Pubmed reference: 32797795. DOI: 10.1016/j.jevs.2020.103173.
2014 Welsh, C.E., Lewis, T.W., Blott, S.C., Mellor, D.J., Stirk, A.J., Parkin, T.D. :
Estimates of genetic parameters of distal limb fracture and superficial digital flexor tendon injury in UK Thoroughbred racehorses. Vet J :, 2014. Pubmed reference: 24679457. DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2014.03.005.
2013 Welsh, C.E., Lewis, T.W., Blott, S.C., Mellor, D.J., Lam, K.H., Stewart, B.D., Parkin, T.D. :
Preliminary genetic analyses of important musculoskeletal conditions of Thoroughbred racehorses in Hong Kong. Vet J 198:611-5, 2013. Pubmed reference: 23746478. DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2013.05.002.
2008 Oki, H., Miyake, T., Kasashima, Y., Sasaki, Y. :
Estimation of heritability for superficial digital flexor tendon injury by Gibbs sampling in the Thoroughbred racehorse. J Anim Breed Genet 125:413-6, 2008. Pubmed reference: 19134077. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0388.2008.00758.x.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 30 May 2013