Oculocutaneous albinism and mental disorder. A report of two autistic boys

Michael A Rogawski, S. J. Funderburk, S. D. Cederbaum

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Abstract

2 tyrosinase-positive albino boys, 1 Caucasian and 1 American Negro, manifested moderate retardation and autistic behaviour. It is postulated that the as yet unidentified metabolic defect in albinism may be responsible for the CNS disorder in these 2 boys.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)81-85
Number of pages5
JournalHuman Heredity
Volume28
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1978

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics(clinical)

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