OMIA 001923-9615 : Spinal intradural arachnoid cyst in Canis lupus familiaris

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 182990 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Inheritance: Rohdin et al. (2014) reported that "Seven related young pugs were diagnosed with cervical spinal intradural arachnoid cysts by magnetic resonance imaging (n=6) and myelography (n=1)" and that "Pedigree analysis suggested a genetic predisposition for spinal arachnoid cysts in this family of pugs"

Breed: Pug.


2014 Rohdin, C., Nyman, H.T., Wohlsein, P., Hultin J├Ąderlund, K. :
Cervical spinal intradural arachnoid cysts in related, young pugs. J Small Anim Pract 55:229-34, 2014. Pubmed reference: 24372140. DOI: 10.1111/jsap.12167.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 23 Jun 2014