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Ocular Albinism Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Albinism, Ocular

Networked: 66 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 2 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Ocular Albinism

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Monophenol Monooxygenase (Tyrosinase) : 1 study in 9 results : IBA
  2. GTP-Binding Proteins (G-Protein) : 1 study in 6 results : IBA
  3. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 7 results : IBA
  4. Retinaldehyde (Retinal) : 6 results : IBA
  5. Melanins (Melanin) : 6 results : IBA
  6. Steryl-Sulfatase (Steroid Sulfatase) : 4 results : IBA
  7. Dihydroxyphenylalanine (Dopa) : 4 results : IBA
  8. Ocular Albinism type 1 : 3 results : IBA
  9. Oculocutaneous albinism type 2 : 3 results : IBA
  10. Nonsense Codon (Nonsense Mutation) : 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Ocular Albinism

  1. Oculocutaneous Albinism (Albinism, Yellow Mutant)
  2. Albinism
  3. Kallmann Syndrome (Kallmann's Syndrome)
  4. Ichthyosis (Xeroderma)
  5. X-Linked Ichthyosis (Ichthyosis, X Linked)
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Key Therapies for Ocular Albinism

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  1. Lasers (Laser) : 1 result
  2. Electrodes (Electrode) : 1 result

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