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Oculocutaneous albinism, type 2

Oculocutaneous albinism, type 2: Introduction

Oculocutaneous albinism, type 2: A rare inherited disorder characterized by reduced pigmentation in the skin, eyes and hair. Type 2 has normal levels of active tyrosinase which is needed for the production of melanin which gives the skin, hair and eyes their color - the fairness is caused by a different genetic mutation (OCA2 gene). More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Oculocutaneous albinism, type 2 is available below.

Symptoms of Oculocutaneous albinism, type 2

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Oculocutaneous albinism, type 2: Complications

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Causes of Oculocutaneous albinism, type 2

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Prognosis for Oculocutaneous albinism, type 2

Prognosis for Oculocutaneous albinism, type 2: some degree of skin, hair and eye pigmentation does develop with age

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Oculocutaneous albinism, type 2 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Oculocutaneous albinism, type 2, or a subtype of Oculocutaneous albinism, type 2, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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