OMIA:002231-9685 : Melanoma, generic in Felis catus (domestic cat)

In other species: horse

Categories: Neoplasm

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Species-specific name: Includes references relating to feline iris melanosis, feline diffuse iris melanoma (FDIM), melanosis

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2023). OMIA:002231-9685: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.

2024 Orlandi, M., Porcellato, I., Sforna, M., Lo Giudice, A., Giglia, G., Mechelli, L., Brachelente, C. :
SOX-10 and TRP-1 expression in feline ocular and nonocular melanomas. Vet Pathol :3009858241244850, 2024. Pubmed reference: 38613415. DOI: 10.1177/03009858241244850.
Polton, G., Borrego, J.F., Clemente-Vicario, F., Clifford, C.A., Jagielski, D., Kessler, M., Kobayashi, T., Lanore, D., Queiroga, F.L., Rowe, A.T., Vajdovich, P., Bergman, P.J. :
Melanoma of the dog and cat: consensus and guidelines. Front Vet Sci 11:1359426, 2024. Pubmed reference: 38645640. DOI: 10.3389/fvets.2024.1359426.
2023 Briggs, A., Bell, C., Greenfield, B. :
Feline oral melanoma-A retrospective study in 20 cats and case report. J Vet Dent 40:347-357, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37710985. DOI: 10.1177/08987564231198791.
Fuchs, A.A., Giuliano, E.A., English, R., Nadelstein, B. :
Diode laser ablation of progressive pigmented iris lesions in 317 cats (356 eyes) appears overall safe and effective in decreasing progression of iris pigmentation. J Am Vet Med Assoc 262:117-124, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37758183. DOI: 10.2460/javma.23.07.0387.

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