leukotrichia


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leukotrichia

 [loo″ko-trik´e-ah]
whiteness of the hair in a circumscribed area. See also canities and poliosis.

leu·ko·trich·i·a

(lū'kō-trik'ē-ă),
Whiteness of the hair.
[leuko- + G. thrix, hair]

leukotrichia

An older term for white hair, especially circumscribed; it is little used in the working medical parlance.

leu·ko·trich·i·a

(lū'kō-trik'ē-ă)
Whiteness of the hair.
[leuko- + G. thrix, hair]
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Mucosal involvement, leukotrichia, and Koebner phenomenon were not observed in any of the patients.
The Chinese herbal medicine included Chinese patent medicine, Chinese medicine decoction, and folk prescription, which were used to treat osteopathy, arthropathy, dermatosis, leukotrichia, alopecia, and gynecologic diseases, etc., [Table 2].{Table 2}
Most of the Chinese herbal medicines associated with DILI were used to treat osteopathy, arthropathy, dermatosis, gastropathy, leukotrichia, alopecia, and gynecologic diseases, etc., The effective ingredients of these herbal medicines mainly include Rhizoma alismatis , tripterygium glycosides, Dioscorea bulbifera , Polygonum multiflorum , raw snake gallbladder, mylabris, centipede powder, ginger-processed Pinellia , and Fructus xanthii .
Caption: Figure 1: Depigmented patch with leukotrichia right inferolateral neck.
Caption: Figure 2: Depigmented patch with leukotrichia on mons pubis.
Caption: Figure 3: Perianal depigmented patch with leukotrichia.
Genders, Fitzpatrick skin types, family history of vitiligo and autoimmune diseases, presence of leukotrichia, and KP were analyzed with standard test.
In addition, the presence of leukotrichia and higher body surface area involvement has significantly been associated with AITD (p = 0.035 and p = 0.025, resp.).
In this study, we reported additional association between presence of leukotrichia and AITD.
Therefore, patients with nonsegmental vitiligo, large BSA involvement, presence of leukotrichia, and KP type IIA should be evaluated for thyroid antibodies and thyroid function test.
Family history of leukotrichia was similar to adults with vitiligo, but it was different from children with other dermatosis.
In comparison to other, patients with Kobner phenomenon (p= 0.688) and leukotrichia (p= 0.323) had the same score of quality of life.