Skip to main content


Oculocutaneous Albinism

Oculocutaneous Albinism

Synonym(s) - Albinism, Tyrosinase-Negative - Albinism, Yellow-Mutant - Oculocutaneous Albinism - Tyrosinase-Negative Albinism - Yellow-Mutant Albinism

Definition: Heterogeneous group of autosomal recessive disorders comprising at least four recognized types, all having in common varying degrees of hypopigmentation of the skin, hair, and eyes. The two most common are the tyrosinase-positive and tyrosinase-negative types.

Broader term(s)

  • Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases
  • Skin Diseases
  • Pigmentation Disorders
  • Hypopigmentation
  • Albinism
  • Albinism, Oculocutaneous

See also

  • Hermanski-Pudlak Syndrome


    To make this website run properly and to improve your experience, we use cookies. For more detailed information, please check our Cookie Policy.

    • Necessary cookies enable core functionality. The website cannot function properly without these cookies, and can only be disabled by changing your browser preferences.