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Gall Bladder Mucocele Formation Overview

Gall Bladder Mucocele Formation
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Category: Metabolic (Associated with the Body's Enzymes and Cell Metabolism)

Gene: ABCB4

Variant Detected: Insertion of G

Severity: Scale 4 has a high degree of severity. It generally causes a decreased quality of life and may also decrease the life expectancy.

Mode of Inheritance: Autosomal Recessive

Test Overview: ABCB4 functions as a phosphatidylcholine translocater, flipping phosphatidylcholine across hepatocyte canalicular membranes into biliary canaliculi.Hepatobiliary disease in dogs has been recognized with increased frequency during the past several years. In particular, gallbladder mucoceles (mucinous hyperplasia or mucinous cholecystitis) have been documented to be an increasingly important cause of hepatobiliary disease in dogs

Research Citation(s): Comp Hepatol. 2010; 9: 6.
Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2000;41:261–271. doi: 10.1111/j.1740-8261.2000.tb01489.x


Associated Breed(s): Mixed Breed,  Shetland Sheepdog,