schistosomus

schistosomus

a fetus with a cleft abdomen.

schistosomus reflexus
the lateral edges of the somatic disk in the developing embryo curve upwards instead of downwards. The viscera float free in the amnion, the head and tail are curved up towards each other. The fetus creates a dystocia with the free-floating viscera, or the four limbs and the head all together, presenting in the cervical canal.
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Schistosomus reflexus syndrome is a rare and fatal congenital disorder primarily observed in ruminants.
Schistosomus reflexus in a bovine calf: a case report.
Schistosomus Reflexus Syndrome: A Heritable Defect in Ruminants.
The fetal causes were fetal anasarca, oversized fetus, perosomus elumbis and schistosomus reflexus (Ali, 2011; Jayachandra et al.
O Schistosomus reflexus (SR) e uma anomalia congenita fatal e rara primariamente observada em ruminantes, gestando um feto com dobradura da coluna vertebral, exposicao das visceras abdominais e toracicas, anquilose dos membros, hipoplasia hepatica e diafragmatica, escoliose e anormalidade do sistema digestorio e genitourinario (1).
As alteracoes observadas no Schistosomus ocorrem proximo a gastrulacao na fase embrionaria, envolvendo a ecto, meso e endoderme (1).
The occurrence of Schistosomus reflexus in bovine dystocia.
Obstructive dystocia can be due to fetal maldisposition, fetal anomalies (hydrocephalus, fetal anasarca and schistosomus reflexus etc.