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Descriptor English:   Piebaldism 
Descriptor Spanish:   Piebaldismo 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Piebaldismo 
Synonyms English:   Piebald Trait
Cutaneous Albinism
Partial Albinism
Albinism, Cutaneous
Albinism, Partial  
Tree Number:   C16.320.290.040.600
Definition English:   Autosomal dominant, congenital disorder characterized by localized hypomelanosis of the skin and hair. The most familiar feature is a white forelock presenting in 80 to 90 percent of the patients. The underlying defect is possibly related to the differentiation and migration of melanoblasts, as well as to defective development of the neural crest (neurocristopathy). Piebaldism may be closely related to WAARDENBURG SYNDROME. 
Indexing Annotation English:   hypopigmentation of skin & hair; do not use /congen & do not coord with INFANT, NEWBORN, DISEASES
See Related English:   Waardenburg Syndrome
History Note English:   91 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EM embryology EN enzymology
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
MO mortality NU nursing
PS parasitology PA pathology
PP physiopathology PC prevention & control
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   29082 
Unique Identifier:   D016116 

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