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Junctional Epidermolysis Bullosa (JEB Dog)

Junctional Epidermolysis Bullosa (JEB) is a skin disease that causes skin lesions and blistering due to a lack of connection between the individual skin layers. There may also be problems with their footpads.

The disease occurs in the German Shorthair Pointer. It is inherited in an autosomal recessively.

 

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Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME Dog)

Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) is a form of epilepsy with sudden, electroshock-like muscle twitches and seizures. These often occur during the initial sleep phase or can also be triggered by sudden bright light. Most dogs have daily seizures.

The disease occurs in the Rhodesian Ridgeback. The inheritance is autosomal recessive.

Synonym: generalized myoclonic epilepsy

 

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