Congenital ichtyosis

(Great Dane) more
Disease
autosomal recessive
Heredity
Ichthyosis in Great Danes is characterized by sever generalized hyperkeratosis and formation of a heavily wrinkled, thickened and scaly skin especially around the eyes and nose. Puppies sometimes develop a stron swellin of the eyelids, which makes it impossible for them to open their eyes. Affected dogs show a higher risk of secondary infections of the skin.
Test duration
sequencing
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