OMIA:002581-9913 : Pelvic organ prolapse, susceptibility to in Bos taurus (taurine cattle)

In other species: Rhesus monkey , dog , pig , sheep , water buffalo

Categories: Reproductive system phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 176780 (trait)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: no

Mode of inheritance: Multifactorial

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: This phene includes information in relation to genetic predisposition/susceptibility to prolapse of the vagina and rectum, rectal prolapse or vaginal prolapse.

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

Breed: Hereford (Cattle) (VBO_0000232).
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. (2022). OMIA:002581-9913: 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.

2019 Noakes, D.E. :
Prolapse of the cervix and vagina. Veterinary Reproduction and Obstetrics (8th Edition) PA, USA: WB Saunders 10th Edition:195-201, 2019. DOI:
2009 Zaborski, D., Grzesiak, W., Szatkowska, I., Dybus, A., Muszynska, M., Jedrzejczak, M. :
Factors affecting dystocia in cattle. Reprod Domest Anim 44:540-51, 2009. Pubmed reference: 19055561. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0531.2008.01123.x.
2008 Miesner, M.D., Anderson, D.E. :
Management of uterine and vaginal prolapse in the bovine. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Food Animal Practice 24:409-419, 2008.
2007 Drost, M. :
Complications during gestation in the cow. Theriogenology 68:487-91, 2007. Pubmed reference: 17531308. DOI: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2007.04.023.
1956 Woodward, R.R., Quesenberry, J.R. :
A study of vaginal and uterine prolapse in Hereford cattle. Journal of Animal Science 15:119-124, 1956.

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