OMIA:000735-9940 : Ocular squamous cell carcinoma in Ovis aries (sheep)

In other species: domestic cat , horse , taurine cattle , goat

Categories: Neoplasm

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 278740 (trait)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Malignant new growth of squamous epithelial cells in the eye. Also called eye cancer.

Species-specific symbol: SCC

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. (2019). OMIA:000735-9940: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1991 Walde, I., Schuh, M., Glawischnig, E. :
On the Occurrence of Ovine and Bovine Squamous Cell Carcinoma (Cancer Eye) in Austria Wiener Tierarztliche Monatsschrift 78:209-216, 1991.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 28 Mar 2019