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.

Synonyms: piebald skin, piebaldism.

(05 Mar 2000)

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