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Descriptor English:   Swayback 
Descriptor Spanish:   Lordosis Equina 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Lordose Equina 
Synonyms English:   Ataxia, Enzootic
Ataxias, Enzootic
Enzootic Ataxia
Enzootic Ataxias  
Tree Number:   C18.654.521.500.857
Definition English:   Congenital locomotor ataxia of lambs, thought to be associated with copper deficiency. It is characterized clinically by progressive incoordination of the hind limbs and pathologically by disruption of neuron and myelin development in the central nervous system. It is caused by a deficiency of metabolizable copper in the ewe during the last half of her pregnancy. (Dorland, 28th ed; Stedman, 26th ed) 
Indexing Annotation English:   animal only: disease of sheep; check tag ANIMAL; don't forget also SHEEP (NIM) but do not index under SHEEP DISEASES
History Note English:   91(68); was see under SHEEP DISEASES 1968-90 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EM embryology EN enzymology
EP epidemiology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy SU surgery
TH therapy TM transmission
UR urine VI virology
Record Number:   29560 
Unique Identifier:   D013540 

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