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TJFMPC. 2015; 9(4): 176-180


A Disease Cursed In Africa, The Other Name Of Massacre: Albinism

ONUR ÖZTÜRK, GÜLŞAH ÖZTÜRK.

Abstract
Albinism is a disease that affects individuals and their families in all aspects and characterized of gene mutations.It is common in africa Due to consanguineous marriages. It has two forms entitled as ocular and oculocutaneous types. People with albinism in Africa are often killed or their limbs are cut off because of myths and misconceptions. These people lose their integration in social life In addition to health problems. This article has tried to mention the massacre, crime against humanity, of people with albinism.

Key words: Albinism, Africa, Magic



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