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Noun1.poliosis - loss of color from the hair
depigmentation - absence or loss of pigmentation (or less than normal pigmentation) in the skin or hair
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Table 1 Characteristics of anterior lid margin disease Symptoms Signs Eyelids stuck together on waking Madarosis (loss of eye lashes) Itchiness Trichiasis (misdirected eye lashes) Glare Poliosis (white lashes) Blurred vision Telangiectasia Conjunctival injection Lid margin hypertrophy Lid scarring
Poliosis is the term used to describe a localized area of hypopigmented or depigmented hairs.
Dermatologic changes occur several weeks or months after the onset of the ocular symptoms, and they may include poliosis, vitiligo, and alopecia.
A DEPIGMENTATION of the eyelashes is called poliosis and is sometimes associated with a skin condition called vitiligo.
Abstract: The Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) syndrome is an uncommon disorder characterized by uveitis and neurologic and cutaneous abnormalities, including tinnitus, vertigo, headache, meningoencephalitis, vitiligo, alopecia, and poliosis.