Albinism in humans is a congenital disorder characterized by the complete or
partial absence of pigment in the skin, hair and eyes due to absence or defect of
The most severe form of albinism is called oculocutaneous albinism. People with
this type of albinism have white or pink hair, skin, and iris color. They also have ...
Have you ever heard the word albino? It's a word that's sometimes used to
describe a condition called albinism (say: AL-buh-nih-zum). Humans, animals,
Nov 23, 2015 ... Albinism is a rare group of genetic disorders that cause the skin, hair, or eyes to
have little or no color. Albinism is also associated with vision ...
Mar 22, 2016 ... Albinism consists of a group of inherited abnormalities of melanin synthesis and
are typically characterized by a congenital reduction or ...
Introduction. Albinism affects the production of melanin, the pigment that colours
skin, hair and eyes. People with albinism have a reduced amount of melanin or ...
Albinism is a genetic deficiency of melanin pigment production. Production is
rarely totally absent but perhaps 1-10% of normal. It is usually inherited as an ...
Mar 31, 2016 ... Albinism is a range of disorders varying in severity. They are all caused by a
reduction or absence of the pigment melanin, often causing white ...
Oct 21, 2014 ... Infant with oculocutaneous albinism type 1 presenting with hypomelanotic skin,
white hair, and pink irides and pupils resulting from the ...