Piebald skin

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piebald skin --> piebaldness

Patchy absence of the pigment of scalp hair, giving a streaked appearance; patches of vitiligo may be present in other areas sue to absence of melanocytes; often transmitted as an autosomal dominant trait and may be associated with neurological defects or eye changes .

Compare: waardenburg syndrome.

Synonym: piebald skin, piebaldism.