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Oculocutaneous albinism type 2

Disease definition

Oculocutaneous albinism type 2 (OCA2) is a type of OCA (see this term) and the most common form of OCA seen in the African population, characterized by variable hypopigmentation of the skin and hair, numerous characteristic ocular changes and misrouting of the optic nerves at the chiasm.


  • Synonym(s):
    • OCA2
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: E70.3
  • OMIM: 203200
  • UMLS: C0268495
  • MeSH: C537730
  • GARD: 4038
  • MedDRA: -

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