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Swayback MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Swayback
Tree Number(s)
C18.654.521.500.857
C22.836.886
Unique ID
D013540
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013540
Annotation
animal only: disease of sheep; check tag ANIMAL; don't forget also SHEEP (NIM) but do not index under SHEEP DISEASES
Scope Note
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)
Entry Term(s)
Enzootic Ataxia
Previous Indexing
Deficiency Diseases/veterinary (1966-1967)
Demyelinating Diseases (1966-1967)
Sheep Diseases (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under SHEEP DISEASES 1968-90
History Note
91(68); was see under SHEEP DISEASES 1968-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
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