Oculocutaneous Albinism Type 2

Condition 101

What is the definition of Oculocutaneous Albinism Type 2?

Oculocutaneous albinism type 2 is a genetic condition that affects the coloring (pigmentation) of the skin, hair, and eyes. Affected individuals typically have very fair skin and white or light-colored hair. Long-term sun exposure greatly increases the risk of skin damage and skin cancers, incl ...

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What are the alternative names for Oculocutaneous Albinism Type 2?

  • OCA2
  • Oculocutaneous albinism tyrosinase positive
  • Albinism 2
  • Albinism, oculocutaneous, type 2
  • Albinoidism
  • Tyrosinase-positive oculocutaneous albinism

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