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Albinism, Oculocutaneous MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Albinism, Oculocutaneous
Tree Number(s)
C11.270.040.545
C16.320.290.040.100
C16.320.565.100.102.100
C16.320.850.080.100
C17.800.621.440.102.100
C17.800.827.080.100
C18.452.648.100.102.100
Unique ID
D016115
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016115
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Albinism, Tyrosinase-Negative
Albinism, Tyrosinase-Positive
Albinism, Yellow-Mutant
Oculocutaneous Albinism
Yellow Mutant Albinism
Previous Indexing
Albinism (1966-1990)
Public MeSH Note
91
History Note
91
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1990/02/12
Revision Date
2016/07/01
Albinism, Oculocutaneous Preferred
Albinism, Tyrosinase-Negative Narrower
Albinism, Tyrosinase-Positive Narrower
Albinism, Yellow-Mutant Narrower
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