HFH-A - Hereditary Footpad Hyperkeratosis / Kromfohrländer

Race liée: 

Corny Feet

Description: 
Thickening and hardening of footpads resulting from abnormal proliferation of epidermal cells.
Symptomes: 
Horny protrusions on all footpads, fissures and cracks possibly causing great pain and therefore reduced mobility of the dog. In some cases, nail growth problem, alteration of hair morphology.
Age d'aparition: 
Between 4 and 9 months old
Fréquence: 
34% carriers
Transmission: 
Autosomal Recessive
Remarques: 
The research was led by the team of Prof. Tosso Leeb (University of Bern) in collaboration with Antagene.