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Related to familial disease: Autosomal disease
A disease that occurs in several members of the same family.
occurring in or affecting members of a closely related group of animals more than would be expected by chance.
groups of diseased animals concentrated in related groups of animals. Called also familial clusters.
Basenji familial anemia
see familial nonspherocytic anemia of Basenji dogs.
see familial aggregations (above).
familial convulsions and ataxia of cattle
an inherited, congenital disease of Aberdeen Angus calves characterized by intermittent tetanic convulsions which are replaced as the calf gets older by incoordination and then paralysis in older animals. The characteristic lesion is a selective cerebellar cortical degeneration.
diseases which occur at a higher than expected frequency in closely related groups of animals, where the relationship is a shared environment or an inheritance.
of Dobermans characterized by development of signs in dogs less than a year old but cases may survive for some years; the histopathological lesion is a membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis.
familial renal disease
includes familial glomerulonephritis, nephropathy, juvenile nephropathy, all of dogs, familial glomerulonephritis of Finnish-Landrace sheep, progressive renal fibrosis of mutant Southdown sheep.