Tyrosinase Negative Albinism Definition


Tyrosinase Negative Albinism: 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.

Synonym: yellow mutant albinism, tyrosinase positive albinism, oculocutaneous albinism.