Brown Oculocutaneous Albinism | definition of Brown Oculocutaneous Albinism by Medical dictionary
Brown Oculocutaneous Albinism
An autosomal recessive defect in pigment production seen in blacks from Africa and New Guinea which is characterised by hyperkeratosis, photophobia, nystagmus and strabismus, pachydermia and a relatively low amount of pigment
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In southern Africa, brown oculocutaneous albinism
(BOCA) maps to the OCA2 locus on chromosome 15q: P-gene mutations identified.