Also speaking, the photographer and convener, Damilola Onafuwa, told Tribune Online that he intended to change the conversation about albinism
through the photographer.
That Lilly's albinism
is considered beautiful, exotic, or a monstrosity -- depending on whose perspective is taken -- also adds a fascinating dimension to a story precipitated by Coralline's own vanity.
The film by director Harry Freeland tells the story of Josephat Torner from Tanzania, who has albinism
is caused by a mutation in genes that affects the production of melanin.
4, 5] Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome, an autosomal recessive disorder, is characterised by partial oculocutaneous albinism
and a platelet storage pool deficiency.
Keyword: Oculocutaneous albinism
, exome sequencing, genetic analysis, TYR gene
is the absence or near ab- sence of pigmentation in the skin, hair and eyes.
Abnormal white coloration manifests itself as albinism
or leucism, and those terms are often used interchangeably, albeit erroneously (Curatolo 1979; McCardle 2012).
Some of her other health challenges include albinism
, which affects her vision.
The differential diagnosis of piebaldism includes mosaicism, albinism
, and vitiligo.
The girls both have nystagmus, a condition that causes the eye to move involuntarily and reduces vision, and Kady's eyesight is also impaired by her albinism
The Tanzanian government banned witch doctors in January 2015 as part of its effort to prevent attacks on people with Albinism