Albinism genetic disorders by Cooper Medved and Mac Vinci

Albinism is a rare genetic disorder that causes to have no pigment and their skin ,eyes or hair. The symptoms of Albinism deal with eye, skin and hair color. 1 in 17,000 people get the genetic order. This genetic disorder is mostly common in these ethnic groups Native Americans,African Americans, Asians and Africans. This an pie chart with albinos in their population. Two famous celebrities are Shaun Ross and Salif keita. Shaun Ross was pretty much outcast from groups when he was a kid because he look different than others. Later as he started grow up he did signing as teen then a got a modeling job for famous designers now has became very popular shows albinos can do anything and not be judged. It was also the same for Salif Keita. In Africa Salif wanted to be a musician but he was outcasted from his own tribe. Now Salif is called the golden voice of Africa with his amazing singing talent. These two celebrities show that albinos can do anything they dream of.

The symptoms of Albinism mainly deals with skin, eyes and hair. They're multiple types of Albinism but the main ones are called oca type 1, oca type 2, oca type 3, and ocular Albinism. Some of these symptoms of Albinism include the absence of pigment in the skin, eyes and hair , eye twitching, photosensitive with the sun. This disorder is autosomal recessive it isn't sex-linked trait. This punnet square shows the probability of Albinism is 1 out of 4 will get Albinism. If was born with Albinism it would be a difficul

Punnett square for Albinism

Albinism is not prenatal it cannot be detected before birth unless there is a family history of it. There is no cure for this disorder or any ways to treat it. But you can protect yourself by sun block or anything that can protect you from the sun. So any UV protection will can help from the sun. If was born with Albinism I would feel out of place. The reason why i would feel out of place is because I would look different than everybody else with my hair and skin also my eyes. I believe that it would be difficult for anyone who lives with the disorder of Albinism. But most people learn how to coop with the disorder and live just like any usual person would. That concludes on the genetic disorder of Albinism

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