[Benigno Rafael Elejalde, U.S. geneticist]
A rare autosomal recessive syndrome in which affected children are born with silver-colored hair, diminished skin pigmentation, and severe neurological disease. The latter often proves fatal.
Elejalde,Rafael, U.S. geneticist.
Elejalde syndrome - a rare autosomal recessive disease characterized by silvery hair, severe central nervous system dysfunction, bronze skin observed after sun exposure, ophthalmologic abnormalities, and neurologic involvement, including seizures and mental retardation.