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What is Ocular Albinism type 1?

What is Ocular Albinism type 1?

  • Ocular Albinism type 1: A rare eye disorder characterized primarily by lack of eye pigmentation. Females tend to have few if any symptoms as the condition is X-linked.
  • Ocular Albinism type 1: Albinism affecting the eye in which pigment of the hair and skin is normal or only slightly diluted. The classic type is X-linked (Nettleship-Falls), but an autosomal recessive form also exists. Ocular abnormalities may include reduced pigmentation of the iris, nystagmus, photophobia, strabismus, and decreased visual acuity.
    Source - Diseases Database

Ocular Albinism type 1 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Ocular Albinism type 1, or a subtype of Ocular Albinism type 1, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ocular Albinism type 1: Introduction

Types of Ocular Albinism type 1:

Broader types of Ocular Albinism type 1:

Who gets Ocular Albinism type 1?

Gender Ratio for Ocular Albinism type 1: occurs in males but can occur in female carriers

How serious is Ocular Albinism type 1?

Complications of Ocular Albinism type 1: see complications of Ocular Albinism type 1

What causes Ocular Albinism type 1?

Causes of Ocular Albinism type 1: see causes of Ocular Albinism type 1

What are the symptoms of Ocular Albinism type 1?

Symptoms of Ocular Albinism type 1: see symptoms of Ocular Albinism type 1

Complications of Ocular Albinism type 1: see complications of Ocular Albinism type 1

Onset of Ocular Albinism type 1: birth

Ocular Albinism type 1: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Ocular Albinism type 1.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Ocular Albinism type 1.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Ocular Albinism type 1: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Ocular Albinism type 1.
Treatments for Ocular Albinism type 1: see treatments for Ocular Albinism type 1
Research for Ocular Albinism type 1: see research for Ocular Albinism type 1

Name and Aliases of Ocular Albinism type 1

Main name of condition: Ocular Albinism type 1

Other names or spellings for Ocular Albinism type 1:

Nettleship-Falls syndrome, Vogt albinism X-linked ocular albinism, Nettleship-Falls type ocular albinism, OA1

Nettleship-Falls ocular albinism Source - Diseases Database

Nettleship-Falls type ocular albinism, OA1
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ocular Albinism type 1: Related Conditions

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