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May-Hegglin Anomaly (Pug Type) Overview

May-Hegglin Anomaly (Pug Type)
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Category: Haemolymphatic - Associated with the blood and lymph

Gene: Myosin heavy chain 9 (MYH9) on Chromosome 10

Variant Detected: Base Substitution c.5600G>A p.Glu1842Lys

Severity: Moderate. This disease can cause significant signs of discomfort and/or dysfunction in affected animals. It may involve relatively high treatment/management costs, and can sometimes reduce life expectancy.

Mode of Inheritance: Autosomal Recessive

Test Overview: an inherited blood cell disorder. Symptoms include reduced numbers of platelets (normal sized), together with the presence of larger and abnormal platelets.

Research Citation(s): Flatland B, et al. May-Hegglin anomaly in a dog. (2009) Vet Clin Path 40(2); 207-214.

Associated Breed(s): Pug,  Mixed Breed,