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Reversal of Canities

Alexander A. Navarini, MD, PhD; Ralph M. Trüeb, MD
Arch Dermatol. 2010;146(1):103-104. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2009.337.
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Clinical images of spontaneous hair repigmentation. A, Gray scalp hair of patient before onset of spontaneous repigmentation. B, Universal reversal of canities. C, Close-up view of hair strands: while the distal hair shafts are white, the proximal hair shafts show dark pigmentation.

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