Clinical characterisation of polydactyly in Maine Coon cats

@article{Hamelin2017ClinicalCO,
  title={Clinical characterisation of polydactyly in Maine Coon cats},
  author={Alexia Hamelin and Dominique Y. Begon and Fabrice Conchou and Marion Fusellier and Marie Abitbol},
  journal={Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={19},
  pages={382 - 393}
}
Objectives Polydactyly has been reported in a number of vertebrate species, including the domestic cat. It is a common characteristic in some breeding lines of the Maine Coon. The aim of this study was to assess the limb phenotype of polydactyl cats using physical and radiographic examinations. Methods We used physical examination and radiography to characterise the polydactyly phenotype in a cohort of 70 Maine Coon cats, including 48 polydactyl cats from four different breeding lines from… 
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