ELMER G. WAKEFIELD, M.D.; SAMUEL C. DELLINGER
The object of this report is to record identical twins and total albinism occurring in the Negro race. Although such an anomaly in identical twins is exceedingly rare in all races, we believe that the biologic phenomena involved in the production and accidental association of identical twins and albinism have been satisfactorily, if not correctly, explained in the literature on twins, twinning, and albinism. These children were neither pupils nor patients of ours; therefore, the only tests or examinations which could be made were those which are reported here.
The twins were girls, aged about eight and a half years
ELMER G. WAKEFIELD, SAMUEL C. DELLINGER. A REPORT OF IDENTICAL ALBINO TWINS OF NEGRO PARENTS(A REPORT OF IDENTICAL ALBINO TWINS OF NEGRO PARENTS*). Ann Intern Med. 1936;9:1149–1153. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-8-1149
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;9(8):1149-1153.
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