Hereditary Osteochondrodysplasia in Scottish Fold Cats

Aydin D. , Altunatmaz K. , Erdikmen D. O. , Ozer K., Durmuş D., Avanus K.

KAFKAS UNIVERSITESI VETERINER FAKULTESI DERGISI, cilt.21, sa.4, ss.463-469, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 21 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.9775/kvfd.2014.12555
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.463-469


In this study, the clinical progress and the treatment results of cases Istanbul University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Surgery with a complaint of stilted gait, pain, lameness, reluctance to move, kyphosis and miniature appearance have been evaluated. The study materials included eleven Scottish Fold cats. The cases underwent conservative and surgical treatment due to severity of osteochondrodysplasic lesions. The aim of this study is to draw attention to this illness of homozigot and heterozigot Scottish Fold cats whose population is increasing dramatically in our country, to stop the uncontrolled mating of this breed and also to share our foundings and results with our colleauges.