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Indian Dermatol Online J. 2012 May;3(2):144-7. doi: 10.4103/2229-5178.96722.

Piebaldism: A brief report and review of the literature.

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Department of Skin and VD, Government Medical College, Haldwani (Nainital), Uttarakhand, India.


Piebaldism is a rare autosomal dominant disorder of melanocyte development characterized by a congenital white forelock and multiple symmetrical stable hypopigmented or depigmented macules. We report a family with piebaldism affecting three successive generations and also review the literature.


Autosomal dominant; piebaldism; pigmentary disorder

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