Congenital malformations, mutations and defects in rabbits

 

 

 

Newborn

Rabbit newborn with frontal encephalocele

Rabbit newborn with frontal encephalocele, by Michel Gruaz and Esther van Praag, Ph.D.

Newborn acephalous rabbit newborn (parasitic twin monster), by Michel Gruaz and Esther van Praag, Ph.D.

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Breed related malformations / mutations

Belgian Bearded Rabbit: history of the breed, consanguinity and observed malformations, by Michel Gruaz, Arie van Praag, Res Ogi et Esther van Praag

Domestication du lapin et maladies respiratoires, by Esther Van Praag

Malocclusion and other common dental disorders

Megacolon in spotted/checkered rabbits

Concurrent occurence of gastric volvulus and dilation in some line of Flemish Giant rabbits

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Eyes

Congenital or juvenile cataract

Corneal lipidosis or dystrophy

Lipid keratopathy in a rabbit, by Michel Gruaz and Esther van Praag, Ph.D.

Heterochromia of the iris in rabbits belonging to the Dutch breed, by Kimberly Butler, Beth DeGeorge, Gabriela Dunn, Julie VanGyzen, Michel Gruaz, Arie van Praag and Esther van Praag, Ph.D.

Newborn rabbit with a congenital upper eyelid agenesis and a cephalocele, by Luc Page, Michel Gruaz and Esther van Praag

Incomplete aniridia in a young rabbit belonging to the “Dutch” breed, by Michel Gruaz and Esther van Praag , Ph.D.

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Fur

History of the rabbit “Le Riche” that has become the Champagne Silver, by Michel Gruaz, Arie van Praag, and Esther van Praag

Belgian Bearded Rabbit: history of the breed, consanguinity and observed malformations, by Michel Gruaz, Arie van Praag, Res Ogi et Esther van Praag

How to obtain a white rabbit with red eyes that is not an albinos ?, by Michel Gruaz

Russian rabbits

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Digestive system

Double or duplicate gallbladder in a Harlequin rabbit, by Michel Gruaz

Megacolon in spotted/checkered rabbits

Concurrent occurence of gastric volvulus and dilation in some breeding line of Flemish Giant rabbits

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Nervous system

Newborn rabbit with a congenital upper eyelid agenesis and a cephalocele, by Luc Page, Michel Gruaz and Esther van Praag , Ph.D.

Newborn rabbit with a frontal encephalocele, by Michel Gruaz et Esther van Praag, Ph.D.

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Reproductive system

Congenital anomaly in male rabbits: split penis or hypospadias

Low hanging or pendulous testis caused by collagen dysplasia in some non-neutered male rabbits ? by Esther van Praag, Ph.D.

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Skeleton

Rabbits with genetic splay-leg

Lordosis, scoliosis or kyphosis spine deformations are observed in rabbits too

Unilateral agenesis of the fibula and tibia and bilateral congenital apodia in a Rex rabbit, by Janet E Geren and Esther Van Praag , Ph.D.

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Skin

Sebaceous adenitis or inflammation of the sebaceous glands

Low hanging or pendulous testis caused by collagen dysplasia in some non-neutered male rabbits ? by Esther van Praag, Ph.D.

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Teeth

Malocclusion and other common dental disorders in rabbits

 

 

 

 

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