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July 1974


Arch Dermatol. 1974;110(1):137. doi:10.1001/archderm.1974.01630070091038

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Vitiligo. Presented by Ronald L. Cahn, MD.  An 8-year-old white girl developed a depigmented patch on the right lower part of the abdomen when she was 8 months old. The original lesion increased in size and new lesions appeared. Her scalp hair is dark, except for a few grey hairs on the vertex. She has not had any major health problems or other skin problems. Treatment with ultraviolet light exposure for two hours after oral administration of 5 mg/day of trioxsalen for three years has resulted in perifollicular dots of pigmentation but no confluent repigmentation.

Vitiligo and Alopecia Areata. Presented by Ronald L. Cahn, MD.  A 6-year-old white boy developed a slowly enlarging, depigmented patch in the right periorbital region six months ago. The lesion was first noted when the hairs in the right eyebrow turned white. The right eyebrow now has fewer hairs than the left. Over the right

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