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1

What is the name for the skin disorder with white patches that suddenly appear on skin because of melanocytes?

VITILIGO

2

What is the name for the genetic skin disorder with complete o partial congenital absence of pigment in hair, skin and eyes?

ALBINISM

3

Define nystagmus, one sensitivity of albinism?

EYES MOVING QUICKLY

4

Name the skin disorder characterized by darkened flat macules on the face?

CHLOASMA
aka
MELASMA

5

Which areas of the face are targeted by chloasma?

CHEEKS, TEMPLES, FOREHEAD

6

__________ is a relatively common fungal infection invading dead keratinized tissue that is contagious.

TINEA
(RINGWORM)