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Albinism

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In humans, there are two principal types of albinism: oculocutaneous, affecting ... The human eye normally produces enough pigment to color the iris blue, green ...

Albinism Symptoms - Mayo Clinic

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Signs of albinism are usually, but not always, apparent in a person's skin, hair and eye color. However, all people with the disorder experience vision problems.

Albinism: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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Albinism occurs when one of several genetic defects makes the body unable to ... However, an eye exam will show that there is no coloring in the back of the eye .... U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health.

Albino Facts and Fiction - Skeptoid

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Jul 29, 2014 ... About five albinos per year are reported to be killed in Africa for their body ... humans or animals are sterile; people talk about it as if it's a real ...

Albinism: Causes, Types & Symptoms - Healthline

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Nov 23, 2015 ... Albinism is a rare group of genetic disorders that cause the skin, hair, ... People with OCA2 are born with light coloring and skin, and their hair ...

Are white people actually albinos? - Quora

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NOTE: the question I originally answered asked if Europeans were albinos. ... accounts for lighter skin in Europeans (there are 3 other SNPs in that gene in Europeans). ... tl;dr: Human skin color is quite complex with several genes and gene ...

Information Bulletin - What is Albinism? - NOAH - Albinism

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NOAH is a volunteer organization which provides people with albinism, their families and those that ... OCA5–7 were recognized in humans in 2012 and 2013.

Albinism - NHS Choices

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The condition generally affects both sexes equally, although there is one type – known as ocular albinism (which mainly affects the eyes) – that is more common  ...

Albinism Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...

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Complete Human Diseases and... A Dictionary of Ecology ... Many types of albinism exist, all of which involve lack of pigment in varying degrees. The condition ...

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Albino people | definition of Albino people by Medical dictionary

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Many types of albinism exist, all of which involve lack of pigment in varying degrees. ..... who can pass on a condition to others without actually having symptoms. .... oculocutaneous albinism (OCA) a human albinism occurring in ten types, all ...

Albinism FAQs | Vision For Tomorrow Foundation

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In fact, with some forms of albinism, vision may actually improve slightly ... Although people with nystagmus cannot tell are not aware that their eyes are moving, ...

What is albinism? What causes albinism - Medical News Today

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Sep 9, 2014 ... This hereditary disease can be found in humans (affecting all races), mammals, ... This can happen because the iris actually has very little color. ... People with albinism lack this pigment; their skin can burn more easily from ...

Albinism - KidsHealth

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Humans, animals, and even plants can have albinism, a condition that gives ... Albinism can affect people of all races, and there are different kinds of albinism.

What causes albinism? - Scientific American

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Feb 18, 2009 ... People are actually weaving albino hair into their fishing nets and fashioning amulets with ... What animals, besides humans, can be albinos?