OMIA 000110-9615 : Black hair follicle dysplasia in Canis lupus familiaris

In other species: cattle

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: yes

Key variant is published: no

Genetic testing: The Kennel Club's list of DNA tests ( includes a direct test for this disorder in the Large Munsterlander breed. Enquiries are directed to So far as can be determined, no details of the test have been published. If any reader knows of relevant published information, please contact Frank Nicholas.


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.
2009 Munday, JS., French, AF., McKerchar, GR. :
Black-hair follicular dysplasia in a New Zealand Huntaway Dog. N Z Vet J 57:170-2, 2009. Pubmed reference: 19521467. DOI: 10.1080/00480169.2009.36898.
2006 von Bomhard, W., Mauldin, EA., Schmutz, SM., Leeb, T., Casal, ML. :
Black hair follicular dysplasia in Large Münsterländer dogs: clinical, histological and ultrastructural features. Vet Dermatol 17:182-8, 2006. Pubmed reference: 16674733. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3164.2006.00517.x.
2001 Bohnhorst, J.O., Hanssen, I., Moen, T. :
Antinuclear antibodies (ANA) in Gordon setters with symmetrical lupoid onychodystrophy and black hair follicular dysplasia Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 42:323-329, 2001. Pubmed reference: 11887392.
1999 Osthold, W., Beck, J. :
Black Hair Follicular Dysplasie in a mixed-breed dog [German] Kleintierpraxis 44:685-+, 1999.
1998 Schmutz, SM., Moker, JS., Clark, EG., Shewfelt, R. :
Black hair follicular dysplasia, an autosomal recessive condition in dogs. Can Vet J 39:644-6, 1998. Pubmed reference: 9789677.
1996 Knottenbelt, C.M., Knottenbelt, M.K. :
Black hair follicular dysplasia in a tricolour Jack Russell terrier Veterinary Record 138:475-476, 1996. Pubmed reference: 8735542.
1995 Delmage, D.A. :
Black hair follicular dysplasia Veterinary Record 136:79-80, 1995. Pubmed reference: 7725619.
Lewis, C.J. :
Black hair follicular dysplasia in UK bred Salukis Veterinary Record 137:294-295, 1995. Pubmed reference: 8533225.
1977 Selmanowitz, VJ., Markofsky, J., Orentreich, N. :
Black-hair follicular dysplasia in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc 171:1079-81, 1977. Pubmed reference: 591423.
1972 Selmanowitz, VJ., Kramer, KM., Orentreich, N. :
Canine hereditary black hair follicular dysplasia. J Hered 63:43-4, 1972. Pubmed reference: 5019544.

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