Heterochromia of the scalp hair
- Topical treatment for vitiligo brings remission of vitiligo and halo nevus in a girl: A case report. Hossain, Delwar // Journal of Pakistan Association of Dermatologists;Oct-Dec2013, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p449
Our patient had a halo nevus in the scalp and multiple patches of vitiligo elsewhere. Complete remission of her vitiligo and halo nevus was achieved with topical treatment for vitiligo without incurring any harm to the patient.
- A Medical Mystery – Hyperpigmentation. Wickless, Scott C.; Shwayder, Tor A. // New England Journal of Medicine;10/7/2004, Vol. 351 Issue 15, p1547
The article offers a medical mystery involving hyperpigmentation and calls on readers to diagnose the illness.
- Reassuring news. Schwanke, Jane // Dermatology Times;Sep2011, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p77
The article offers the author's insights on a study of segmental pigmentation disorder (SegPD) in children. According to dermatologist James Treat of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, pigmentation in children my involve various clinical findings including musculoskeletal,...
- Hair apparent. Davies, Kevin // Nature;2/5/1998, Vol. 391 Issue 6667, p537
Examines research which discovered a gene responsible for hereditary baldness. Research by Christiano, Ahmad et al in the January 30, 1998 `Science'; Most common form of hair loss; Few known genes related to baldness; Focus of research on alopecia universalis; Mapping of gene Hairless;...
- JID VisualDx Quiz: February 2013. Viera, Martha; Kirsner, Robert S // Journal of Investigative Dermatology;May2013, Vol. 133 Issue 5, pe1
A quiz concerning the diagnosis of the disease of a bald person is presented.
- Can you identify this condition? Prajapati, Vimal; Barankin, Benjamin // Canadian Family Physician;Apr2008, Vol. 54, p519
A quiz about the most likely diagnosis to the condition of a 66-year-old healthy man who presents with a 6-month history of a slowly enlarging asymptomatic nodule on his scalp is presented.
- Another application for the Wood's lamp. Meszaros, Liz // Dermatology Times;Nov95, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p22
Reports on the use of the Wood's lamp in the diagnosis of pigmentation disorders. Patients with brown facial blemishes which can be dermal or epidermal; Accentuation under the Wood's lamp in superficial or epidermal pigmentation; Determination on whether a superficial or a deeper peel is needed...
- Confetti-like spots on the legs and arms. Levine, Norman // Geriatrics;Jan97, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p19
Discusses the diagnosis of idiopathic guttate hypomalonosis, a disease characterized by confetti-like hypopigmented macules on the legs and arms. Other conditions to consider.
- HYPOPIGMENTARY DISORDERS IN CHILDREN IN SOUTH INDIA. Sori, Tukaram; Nath, Amiya Kumar; Thappa, Devinder Mohan; Jaisankar, T. J. // Indian Journal of Dermatology;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p546
Background: Hypopigmentary disorders are common group of dermatoses in pediatric age group. Aim: To study thefrequency and patterns of hypopigmentary disorders in children. Materials and Methods: This study was a descriptive clinical study spanning over a period of 23 months. A total of 113...