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Kids White forelock?

This term is mentioned as a part of partial albinism in peds. What does this mean?
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This is a white patch of hair in the frontal area. The name comes from the frontal white patch seen in some dark colored horses!

It has diagnostic significance in Waardenberg syndrome and Piebaldism. However, the most common cause of it is "normal variation".

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