"Albinism, Ocular" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Albinism, Ocular".
- Diseases [C]
- Eye Diseases [C11]
- Eye Diseases, Hereditary [C11.270]
- Albinism [C11.270.040]
- Albinism, Ocular [C11.270.040.090]
- Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities [C16]
- Genetic Diseases, Inborn [C16.320]
- Eye Diseases, Hereditary [C16.320.290]
- Albinism [C16.320.290.040]
- Albinism, Ocular [C16.320.290.040.090]
- Metabolism, Inborn Errors [C16.320.565]
- Amino Acid Metabolism, Inborn Errors [C16.320.565.100]
- Albinism [C16.320.565.100.102]
- Albinism, Ocular [C16.320.565.100.102.090]
- Skin Diseases, Genetic [C16.320.850]
- Albinism [C16.320.850.080]
- Albinism, Ocular [C16.320.850.080.090]
- Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases [C17]
- Skin Diseases [C17.800]
- Pigmentation Disorders [C17.800.621]
- Hypopigmentation [C17.800.621.440]
- Albinism [C17.800.621.440.102]
- Albinism, Ocular [C17.800.621.440.102.090]
- Skin Diseases, Genetic [C17.800.827]
- Albinism [C17.800.827.080]
- Albinism, Ocular [C17.800.827.080.090]
- Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases [C18]
- Metabolic Diseases [C18.452]
- Metabolism, Inborn Errors [C18.452.648]
- Amino Acid Metabolism, Inborn Errors [C18.452.648.100]
- Albinism [C18.452.648.100.102]
- Albinism, Ocular [C18.452.648.100.102.090]
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Albinism, Ocular".
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