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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Vitiligo

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An inflammatory process that is idiopathic and results in depigmentation of the skin consequent to loss of melanocytes from the epidermis, and in whitening of hair that follows loss of melanocytes from the bulb of follicles.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Vitiligo

An inflammatory process that is idiopathic and results in depigmentation of the skin consequent to loss of melanocytes from the epidermis, and in whitening of hair that follows loss of melanocytes from the bulb of follicles.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vitiligo

An inflammatory process that is idiopathic and results in depigmentation of the skin consequent to loss of melanocytes from the epidermis, and in whitening of hair that follows loss of melanocytes from the bulb of follicles.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vitiligo: Key Points

Key Points Vitiligo is a common disorder of depigmentation. Vitiligo may occur in patterns: localized, segmental, generalized, or a variant with acral predilection and periorificial involvement. Vitiligo may be associated with autoimmune disease. Th…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vitiligo: References

…rences Alikhan A, Felsten LM, Daly M, Petronic-Rosic V (2011) Vitiligo: a comprehensive overview, Part I, JAAD, 65(3): 473-491. Felsten LM, Alikhan Al, Petronic-Rosic V (2011) Vitiligo: a comprehensive overview, Part II, JAAD, 65(3): 493-514. Taieb A…

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Vitiligo: Clinical Cases

…pigmented No evidence of inflammation A clinical diagnosis of vitiligo is rendered No systemic evaluation is required at this time, as he is otherwise healthy Recommend topical calcineurin ointment, tacrolimus 0.03%, applied twice daily Follow-up in…

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Vitiligo: Treatment

…tored for the development of cutaneous atrophy. Patients with vitiligo are often highly motivated, and can be desperate, for any improvement. Prior to undertaking any form of therapy, but especially phototherapy, the patient must be carefully counsel…

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Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Tinea versicolor

…atitis, pityriasis rosea, pityriasis alba, leprosy, syphilis, vitiligo, parapsoriasis, mycosis fungoides, anetoderma. Initial therapy Selenium sulfide shampoo (2%) is the most economical therapy and many treatment schedules are effective. Have the pa…

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Vitiligo: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Vitiligo Differential diagnosis Tinea versicolor Pityriasis alba Discoid lupus…

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Alopecia: Treatment

…d with other autoimmune disorders, including thyroid disease, vitiligo, pernicious anemia, and Addison’s disease. Contact dermatitis therapy may cause widespread dermatitis and lymphadenopathy. When to refer to a dermatologist When the diagnosi…