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Rufous oculocutaneous albinism

Rufous oculocutaneous albinism: Introduction

Rufous oculocutaneous albinism: A rare inherited disorder characterized by abnormal pigmentation balance in the skin, eyes and hair (due to a genetic mutation of the MC1R gene). Tyrosinase, which is needed for the production of melanin which gives the skin, hair and eyes their color, is present but but a pigmentation imbalance causes a distinctive reddish coloration to the skin and hair. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Rufous oculocutaneous albinism is available below.

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Rufous oculocutaneous albinism: Deaths

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Rufous oculocutaneous albinism: Complications

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Causes of Rufous oculocutaneous albinism

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

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  1. Rufous oculocutaneous albinism: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Deaths
  8. Complications
 

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