OMIA:000684-9685 : Myasthenia in Felis catus (domestic cat)

In other species: dog , taurine cattle , Amur tiger

Categories: Nervous system phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 254200 (trait) , 254210 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Myasthenia is a syndrome of impaired neuromuscular transmission. The syndrome can occur as an acquired autoimmune disorder (myasthenia gravis) or as a congenital genetic disorder (see also separate gene-specific myasthenic syndrome entries). Phene was renamed from 'Myasthenia gravis' to 'Myasthenia' [14/10/2022]

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000684-9685: 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.

2024 Tamura, S., Nakamoto, Y., Sozu, Y., Tamura, Y. :
Positioning head tilt observed in two cats with myasthenia gravis. JFMS Open Rep 10:20551169231224534, 2024. Pubmed reference: 38357272. DOI: 10.1177/20551169231224534.
2020 Mignan, T., Targett, M., Lowrie, M. :
Classification of myasthenia gravis and congenital myasthenic syndromes in dogs and cats. J Vet Intern Med 34:1707-1717, 2020. Pubmed reference: 32668077. DOI: 10.1111/jvim.15855.
2016 Shelton, G.D. :
Myasthenia gravis and congenital myasthenic syndromes in dogs and cats: A history and mini-review. Neuromuscul Disord 26:331-4, 2016. Pubmed reference: 27080328. DOI: 10.1016/j.nmd.2016.03.002.
2002 Shelton, G.D. :
Myasthenia gravis and disorders of neuromuscular transmission Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice 32:189-+, 2002.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005