|albinism, ocular||medical dictionary|
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.
(12 Dec 1998)
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