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What is Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4?

What is Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4?

  • Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4: A rare inherited disorder characterized by reduced pigmentation in the skin, eyes and hair. Type 4 involves a normal levels of tyrosinase which is needed for the production of melanin which gives the skin, hair and eyes their color. However, albinism is caused by mutation of the MATP gene (membrane associated transporter protein).

Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4: Introduction

Types of Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4:

Broader types of Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4:

How serious is Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4?

Complications of Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4: see complications of Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4

What causes Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4?

Causes of Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4: see causes of Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4

What are the symptoms of Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4?

Symptoms of Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4: see symptoms of Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4

Complications of Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4: see complications of Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4

Can anyone else get Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4?

More information: see contagiousness of Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4
Inheritance: see inheritance of Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4

Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4.
Treatments for Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4: see treatments for Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4
Research for Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4: see research for Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4

Name and Aliases of Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4

Main name of condition: Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4

Other names or spellings for Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4:

albinism, oculocutaneous, type 4, OCA, type 4

Oculocutaneous albinism, type 4: Related Conditions

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