A Young Boy with a White Forelock

August 13, 2015

Case study: What would cause a shock of stark white in the center of this child's otherwise black head of hair? Your Dx?

A young boy is brought in by his mother because he has a cold. He also happens to have a shock of stark white in the center of his otherwise black head of hair. This gets you thinking--but not about the cold. Our slides give you a closer look at the case; what's your diagnosis?