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Piebaldism

Orpha number ORPHA2884
Synonym(s) -
Prevalence Unknown
Inheritance Autosomal dominant
Age of onset Infancy
Neonatal
ICD-10
  • E70.3
ICD-O -
OMIM
UMLS
  • C0080024
MeSH
  • D016116
MedDRA -
SNOMED CT
  • 6479008

Summary

Piebaldism is a rare congenital pigmentation skin disorder characterized by the presence of hypopigmented and depigmented skin areas (leukoderma) on various parts of the body, preferentially on the forehead, chest, abdomen, upper arms, and lower extremities, that are associated with a white forelock (poliosis), and in some cases with hypopigmented and depigmented eyebrows and eyelashes.


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