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Albinism, ocular


Synonyms of Albinism, ocular
  • Nettleship-Falls ocular albinism
  • OA1
  • Ocular albinism type 1
  • XLOA

Disorder Subdivisions



    General Discussion
    Ocular albinism is a genetic disorder characterized by vision abnormalities in affected males. Vision deficits are present at birth and do not become more severe over time. Affected individuals have normal skin pigmentation. Ocular albinism is inherited as an X-linked recessive genetic condition.

    Organizations related to Albinism, ocular
    • Albinism Fellowship
      P.O. Box 77
      Lancashire Intl BB11 5GN
      Phone #: 44 -128-2 771900
      800 #: --
      e-mail: info@albinism.org.uk
      Home page: http://www.albinism.org.uk
    • MUMS (Mothers United for Moral Support, Inc) National Parent-to-Parent Network
      150 Custer Court
      Green Bay WI 54301-1243
      Phone #: 920-336-5333
      800 #: 877-336-5333
      e-mail: mums@netnet.net
      Home page: http://www.netnet.net/mums/
    • Madisons Foundation
      PO Box 241956
      Los Angeles CA 90024
      Phone #: 310-264-0826
      800 #: N/A
      e-mail: getinfo@madisonsfoundation.org
      Home page: http://www.madisonsfoundation.org
    • March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
      1275 Mamaroneck Avenue
      White Plains NY 10605
      Phone #: 914-428-7100
      800 #: 888-663-4637
      e-mail: Askus@marchofdimes.com
      Home page: http://www.marchofdimes.com
    • NIH/National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
      31 Center Dr
      Bethesda MD 20892
      Phone #: 301-496-5133
      800 #: --
      e-mail: N/A
      Home page: http://www.nichd.nih.gov/
    • National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation
      PO Box 959
      East Hempstead NH 03826-0959
      Phone #: 603-887-2310
      800 #: 800-473-2310
      e-mail: info@albinism.org
      Home page: http://www.albinism.org



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