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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

…ay occur in patterns: localized, segmental, generalized, or a variant with acral predilection and periorificial involvement. Vitiligo may be associated with autoimmune disease. The duration of vitiligo is lifelong and its disease course may be…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vitiligo: References

…c 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, Picardo M (2009) Vitiligo, NEJM, 360: 160-169….

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Vitiligo: Clinical Cases

…ve depigmentation: face, trunk, arms, legs Approximately 30% body surface involvement Otherwise healthy No family history of vitiligo or autoimmune disease Initial evaluation Wood’s lamp examination confirms depigmented patches A clinical…

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Vitiligo: Treatment

…ead of time when the treatment will be stopped if there is no response. When to refer to a dermatologist If the diagnosis of vitiligo is not clear. For skin biopsy to confirm the diagnosis of vitiligo. For management of extensive or rapidly…

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Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Tinea versicolor

…t subtle scale. Differential diagnosis Includes seborrheic dermatitis, pityriasis rosea, pityriasis alba, leprosy, syphilis, vitiligo, parapsoriasis, mycosis fungoides, anetoderma. Initial therapy Selenium sulfide shampoo (2%) is the most economical…

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Vitiligo: Initial Evaluation

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

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Alopecia: Treatment

…py are not justified. Alopecia areata is infrequently associated with other autoimmune disorders, including thyroid disease, vitiligo, pernicious anemia, and Addison’s disease. Contact dermatitis therapy may cause widespread dermatitis and…