SD - Spinal Dysraphism/Weimaraner

Race liée: 

Motor function disorder of the hind limbs

Description: 
Spinal chord malformation resulting in motor function disorder of the hind limbs
Symptomes: 
Regarding the hind limbs only, motor function disorder, loss of balance and coordination, proprioceptive deficits. Specific symptoms: symmetric ‘‘bunny-hopping’’ or simultaneous use of the pelvic limbs. Bilateral withdrawal reflex (pinching one paw elicits flexion of both hind limbs)
Age d'aparition: 
As soon as the puppy starts walking
Fréquence: 
9% carriers in French population
Gène impliqué: 
NKX2-8
Mutation testée: 
c.174del_G;ins2bp(AA)
Transmission: 
Autosomal Recessive
Brevet: 
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