OMIA:002313-9940 : Cervicothoracic vertebral subluxation in Ovis aries (sheep)

Categories: Skeleton phene (incl. short stature & teeth)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Breed: Merino (Sheep) (VBO_0001508).
Breeds in which the phene has been documented. For breeds in which a likely causal variant has been documented, see the variant table below

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2021). OMIA:002313-9940: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


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 Aleri, J.W., Russell, S., Richardson, J., Stephens, N.S., Lee, G.K.C., Laurence, M. :
Cervico-thoracic vertebral subluxation in sheep: Awareness among veterinarians of a rare syndrome. Res Vet Sci 130:79-86, 2020. Pubmed reference: 32151814. DOI: 10.1016/j.rvsc.2020.03.005.
2019 Cronin, N., Loukopoulos, P., Brown, D., O'Rourke, B.A., Morrice, G., Windsor, P.A. :
Suspected hereditary cervicothoracic vertebral subluxation with cervical myopathy in Poll Merino sheep. Aust Vet J 97:499-504, 2019. Pubmed reference: 31674019. DOI: 10.1111/avj.12877.
1995 Lakritz, J., Barr, B.C., George, L.W., Wisner, E.R., Glenn, J.S., East, N.E., Pool, R.R. :
Cervical and thoracic vertebral malformation ("weak neck") in Colombia lambs. J Vet Intern Med 9:393-8, 1995. Pubmed reference: 8558486. DOI: 10.1111/j.1939-1676.1995.tb03299.x.
1994 Hartley, W.J., Stevenson, J.M., McCarthy, P.H. :
Cervicothoracic vertebral subluxation causing ataxia in sheep. Aust Vet J 71:267-8, 1994. Pubmed reference: 7864958.
1993 Hill, B.D., O'Dempsey, N.D., Carlisle, C.H. :
Cervicothoracic Vertebral Subluxation Causing Ataxia in Sheep Australian Veterinary Journal 70:156-157, 1993. Pubmed reference: 8494529.
1961 Nisbet, D.I., Renwick, C.C. :
Congenital myopathy in lambs. J Comp Pathol 71:177-82, 1961. Pubmed reference: 13729200. DOI: 10.1016/s0368-1742(61)80022-2.

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