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Epidermolytic Hyperkeratosis


Relevance Rating: Moderate evidence for test being meaningful in this breed


Disease Name
Epidermolytic Hyperkeratosis
GT>TT donor splice site of intron 5
Test Type
Genetic Disease/Disorder
Epidermolytic Hyperkeratosis is a form of ichthyosis. Age of onset reported as adult dogs with the disease causing generalised dark pigmentation and fragile skin.
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Epidermolytic Hyperkeratosis is a form of ichthyosis. "Adult dogs with the disease had generalized, pigmented hyperkeratosis with epidermal fragility." (Credille et al., 2005)
Credille, KM., Barnhart, KF., Minor, JS., Dunstan, RW. : Mild recessive epidermolytic hyperkeratosis associated with a novel keratin 10 donor splice-site mutation in a family of Norfolk terrier dogs. Br J Dermatol 153:51-8, 2005. Pubmed reference: 16029326. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2005.06735.x.
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