Merck Manual

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Breeds of Cats Prone to Genetic Storage Diseases

Breeds of Cats Prone to Genetic Storage Diseases

Disease

Breeds

Ceroid lipofuscinosis

Domestic cats

Gangliosidoses

Domestic cats

Korat

Siamese

Globoid cell leukodystrophy (Krabbe disease)

Domestic shorthair

Glycogenosis

Domestic shorthair

Norwegian forest cats

Mannosidosis

Domestic cats

Persian

Mucopolysaccharidosis type I

Domestic shorthair

Korat

Siamese

Mucopolysaccharidosis type IV

Siamese

Porphyria (associated with anemia)

Domestic shorthair

Siamese

Sphingomyelinosis

Domestic shorthair

Siamese