Table I. Evaluation of vitiligo in FH TCR Tg mice
TimingLocationVitiligo Score
JuvenileEars0 = normal (C57BL/6)
0.5 = remnant spots with pigment
1 = complete depigmentation
Eye rings0 = normal (C57BL/6)
0.5 = partial depigmentation of epidermis
1 = complete depigmentation
Muzzle0 = normal (C57BL/6)
0.5 = depigmented whiskers only
1 = depigmented whiskers and adjacent hair
Tail0 = normal (C57BL/6)
0.5 = incomplete depigmentation; spotted
1 = complete depigmentation
AdultBody0 = normal (C57BL/6)
0.5 = <50% salt/pepper appearance
1 = >50% salt/pepper appearance
1.5 = <25% gray
2 = 25–50% gray
2.5 = >50% gray
3 = <25% complete depigmentation
3.5 = 25–50% complete depigmentation
4 = >50% complete depigmentation