Dachshund – Disease Predisposition

DACHSHUND

  • Sick sinus syndrome
  • Patent ductus arteriosus
  • Alopecia areata
  • Pododermatitis
  • Malassezia dermatitis
  • Food hypersensitivity
  • Pemphigus foliaceous
  • Canine linear IgA dermatosis
  • Oestrogen-responsive dermatosis
  • Canine pinnal alopecia (pattern baldness)
  • Primary seborrhoea
  • Black hair follicular dysplasia
  • Idiopathic sterile nodular panniculitis
  • Colour-dilution alopecia
  • Acanthosis nigricans
  • Ehler-Danlos syndrome
  • Canine ear margin dermatosis
  • Callus dermatitis/pyoderma
  • Canine juvenile cellulitis
  • Idiopathic chronic ulcerative blepharitis
  • Onychodystrophy
  • Vasculitis
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hyperadrenocorticism: pituitary-dependent (PDH) and adrenocortical tumour (AT)
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Haemorrhagic gastroenteritis
  • Undefined immunodeficiency syndrome
  • Immune-mediated thrombocytopaenia
  • Pneumocystis carinii infection – May reflect a concurrent immunodeficiency syndrome
  • Inguinal/scrotal herniation
  • Pes varus
  • Prognathia
  • Spondylosis deformans
  • Anal sac adenocarcinoma
  • Lipoma
  • Liposarcoma
  • Mast cell tumours
  • Canine cutaneous histiocytoma
  • Pituitary tumour resulting in hyperadrenocorticism
  • Adrenocortical tumour resulting in hyperadrenocorticism
  • Limbal melanoma
  • Congenital deafness (Dappled Dachshunds)
  • Intervertebral disc disease
  • Lysosomal storage disease – ceroid lipofuscinosis
  • Sensory neuropathy (Long-haired Dachschunds)
  • Narcolepsy-cataplexy
  • Atlantoaxial subluxation (Miniature Dachshunds)
  • Dermoid
  • Entropion (usually lower lids) –  Uncommon in the USA
  • Distichiasis (Miniature Long-haired Dachshund) – High incidence (>80% in the UK)
  • Chronic superficial keratitis (pannus)
  • Refractory corneal ulceration
  • Corneal endothelial dystrophy
  • Limbal melanoma
  • Glaucoma
  • Persistent pupillary membranes (PPM)
  • Cataract (Miniature Smooth and Wire-haired)
  • Retinal detachment with abnormal vitreous
  • Generalised progressive retinal atrophy (GPRA) (Miniature Long-haired)
  • Generalised progressive retinal atrophy(GPRA) (Miniature Smooth-haired)
  • Optic nerve hypoplasia
  • Multiple ocular defects (associated with merling) – Defects include microphalmia, microcornea, cataract and colobomas
  • Neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis
  • Hypochondroplasia – Accepted as breed standard
  • Urethral sphincter mechanism incompetence (causing urinary incontinence)
  • Cystine urolithiasis
  • Cryptorchidism (Miniature Dachshund)
  • Pneumonia due to Pneumocystis carinii infection – May reflect a concurrent immunodeficiency syndrome

1 Comment on "Dachshund – Disease Predisposition"

  1. Xenofanes Skarak | August 23, 2010 at 3:13 pm |

    very interesting but the only thing what really matters is a list of diseases concerning Italian Greyhound like me !!!

    hope you will correct this serious issue very soon!!!

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