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- ALBINISM is a recessive genetic condition characterized by lack of pigment Melanin in the skin, hair and the eyes.
- CWA: Refers to a Child With Albinism
- Freckle: a small patch of light brown colour on the skin, often becoming more pronounced through exposure to the sun.
- Melanin: is a photo protective pigment that plays major role in absorbing Ultra Violet (UV) radiation from the sun
- Moles: growths on the skin that are usually brown or black.
- Nystagmus: is a condition of involuntary (or voluntary, in rare cases) eye movement, acquired in infancy or later in life, mostly referred to as “dancing eyes”
- OA: Refers to Ocular albinism, a type of albinism that affects only the eyes
- OCA: Refers to OculoCutaneous albinism, a type of albinism that affects the hair, eyes and the skin
- PWA: Refers to a Person with Albinism
- seborrhoeic keratosis: most common noncancerous skin growths in older adults. Usually appears as a brown, black or light tan growth on the face, chest, shoulders or back.
- Strabismus: Refers to the condition which the eyes aren’t correctly aligned and point in different directions when looking at an object