OMIA:000290-9940 : Diprosopus in Ovis aries (sheep)

In other species: domestic cat , taurine cattle

Categories: Embryo phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: craniofacial duplication, diprosopia

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2013). OMIA:000290-9940: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2008 Kacar, C., Ozcan, K., Takci, I., Gurbulak, K., Ozen, H., Karaman, M. :
Diprosopus, craniorachischisis, arthrogryposis, and other associated anomalies in a stillborn lamb. J Vet Sci 9:429-31, 2008. Pubmed reference: 19052501.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 25 Mar 2010
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 05 Aug 2013