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SIX6-related congenital Eye Malformation in the Golden Retriever is a highly variable eye disease.
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SIX6-related congenital Eye Malformation in the Golden Retriever is a highly variable eye disease. It is caused by an incompletely dominant mutation of the gene SIX6.
Malformation of the eyes due to this disease can take on many specific forms. Symptoms can include visual impairment, nystagmus (wandering eyes), cataracts, retinal detachment and other deformations of the lens, cornea and/or retinas. One or both eyes may be affected.
This trait has incomplete penetrance; carriers and and affected animals are likely, but not guaranteed, to present with the described clinical features.
Pubmed ID: 31207931
Omia ID: 2208