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Vol. 18 - Num. 72

Clinical Reviews

What to think front to leukoderma and poliosis from birth?

Júlia Morata Albaa, Andrés Tarragón Crosb

aServicio de Pediatría. Hospital Lluís Alcanyís. Játiva. Valencia. España.
bMIR-Pediatría. Hospital Lluís Alcanyís. Játiva. Valencia. España.

Correspondence: J Morata. E-mail: juliamorataalba@gmail.com

Reference of this article: Morata Alba J, Tarragón Cros A. What to think front to leukoderma and poliosis from birth? Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2016;18:345-8.

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Abstract

Piebaldism is a hereditary skin disease, due to the autosomal dominant transmission of the KIT gene mutation. It causes skin hypopigmentation (leukoderma) and white forelock (poliosis) from birth. Its course is permanent and static.

Keywords

Hypopigmentation Piebaldism White forelock

 

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