May-Hegglin Anomaly (Pug Type) Overview
May-Hegglin Anomaly (Pug Type)
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Category: Immunologic - Associated with the organs and cells of the immune system
Gene: Myosin heavy chain 9 (MYH9) on Chromosome 10
Variant Detected: Base Substitution c.5600G>A p.Glu1842Lys
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: 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,