Epidermolytic hyperkeratosis (EHK)

This disease is caused by a keratin defect which leads to superficial, mild, plantar... more
Disease
This disease is caused by a mutation in the KRT10 gene. The keratin defect leads to superficial, mild, plantar epidermolytic hyperkeratosis with epidermal fragility. Affected dogs show clinical signs from birth through adulthood. In adults clinical lesions become hyperpigmented and remain static.
Breed
Norfolk Terrier
Heredity
autosomal-recessive
Test duration
1-2 weeks after arrival of the sample in the lab
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