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Albinism in humans is a congenital disorder characterized by the complete or partial absence ... Most people with oculocutaneous albinism appear white or very pale, as the melanin pigments responsib...

Albinism: Symptoms, Causes and Diagnosis - Medical News Today

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Mar 31, 2016 ... In general, but not always, people with albinism have lighter colored skin and hair than the other members of their family or ethnic group.

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 ...

Information Bulletin - What is Albinism? - NOAH - Albinism

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Although lighting conditions can allow the blood vessels at the back of the eye to be seen, which can cause the eyes to look reddish or violet, most people with ...

Albinism - Causes - NHS Choices

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It is estimated that about one in 70 people carry the faulty gene that causes OCA. Carriers of the gene are not affected by the condition and have a normal ...

Albinism - body, causes, What Is Albinism?, What Causes Albinism?

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In the United States, albinism affects approximately 1 in 17,000 people. ... The genes that cause albinism also cause abnormal development of the nerve ...

Albinism — AAPOS

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Albinism affects people from all races. ... What causes albinism? ... Albinism does not typically cause intellectual disabilities and children with albinism usually ...

Albinism: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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People with this type of albinism have white or pink hair, skin, and iris color. ... Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome (HPS) is a form of albinism caused by a change to a ...

What is Albinism? :: DNA Learning Center

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A mutation in the TYR gene causes the most common form of albinism. People with albinism have either a partial or complete lack of pigment, or coloring, in their ...

Albinism - Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment of Albinism - NY Times ...

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Nov 14, 2011 ... Type 1 albinism is caused by defects that affect production of the ... People with this type of albinism have white or pink hair, skin, and iris color, ...

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Albinism Causes - Mayo Clinic

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Oculocutaneous albinism. Oculocutaneous (ok-u-low-ku-TAY-nee-us) albinism is caused by a mutation in one of four genes. People with oculocutaneous ...

What causes albinism? - Scientific American

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Feb 18, 2009 ... Albinospeople with white hair and skin, and often reddish eyes—are being mutilated and murdered for their body parts in Tanzania, ...

Albinism - KidsHealth

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Humans, animals, and even plants can have albinism, a condition that gives people a kind of pale appearance. But what is albinism and what causes it?