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Piebaldism

Disease definition

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.

ORPHA:2884

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: E70.3
  • ICD-11: EC23.2Y
  • OMIM: 172800
  • UMLS: C0080024
  • MeSH: D016116
  • GARD: 4344
  • MedDRA: -

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