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Figure 1: (a) Coexistence of loss of hair and loss of pigment in the patient's scalp; (b) Histopathology of the scalp lesion demonstrating the presence of an anagen hair follicle with a peribulbar lymphocytic infiltrate, corresponding to the diagnosis of AA; (c) MART-1 immunostaining of the same biopsy, demonstrating almost total loss of melanocytes in the basal layer, with only one or two melanocytes identified in the epidermis, verifying the coexistence of vitiligo in the same region

Figure 1: (a) Coexistence of loss of hair and loss of pigment in the patient's scalp; (b) Histopathology of the scalp lesion demonstrating the presence of an anagen hair follicle with a peribulbar lymphocytic infiltrate, corresponding to the diagnosis of AA; (c) MART-1 immunostaining of the same biopsy, demonstrating almost total loss of melanocytes in the basal layer, with only one or two melanocytes identified in the epidermis, verifying the coexistence of vitiligo in the same region