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white forelock

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white forelock


Definition A striking patch of depigmented hair on the anterior scalp margin, which has no known clinical significance, and is typically seen in Waardenburg syndrome*. A white forelock may also be seen in tuberous sclerosis and Vogt-Koyanagi syndrome.

*Which is characterised by leukoderma, a flattened nasal bridge and cochlear deafness.

Synonym Piebaldism 

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