During a routine physical examination, a white forelock was noted on a 54-year-old man. The patient stated that the discolored patch of hair had been present since adolescence. Other than mild hearing loss, he had no significant personal or family medical history.
A 46-year-old man with diabetes presented for evaluation of gradual fingernail deterioration, which had failed to respond to several courses of griseofulvin and a recent 3-month course of daily terbinafine. The patient—who worked as a bartender—was otherwise healthy.