Rapid Pigment Loss

Diseases/conditions featuring hair pigment reduction/loss include:


Rapid (almost overnight) losses of hair pigment following severe shocks have been reported over the years.

Whereas this phenomenon is not understood it is difficult to dismiss claims made and documented by such eminent persons as:

Dr A.J. Ephraim (Arch.Derm., 1959)

R. Mc Neill Love (Brit.Med.Journal., 1947)

Sir Arthur Hurst,

G.T.Jackson (Diseases of the Hair, London 1913)

Dr Claye Shaw (St Bart’s Hospital, Rep., 1884)

Dr Brown-Sequard (Arch.de Physiol., 1869)

Dr Raymond (Revue de Med., 1882)

Dr Darrier.