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Albinism, Ocular MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Albinism, Ocular
Tree Number(s)
C11.270.040.090
C16.320.290.040.090
C16.320.565.100.102.090
C16.320.850.080.090
C17.800.621.440.102.090
C17.800.827.080.090
C18.452.648.100.102.090
Unique ID
D016117
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016117
Annotation
hypopigmentation of eye; do not use /‌congen & do not coord with INFANT, NEWBORN, DISEASES
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Ocular 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, Ocular Preferred
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