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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.

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 depigmentation disorder that is marked by the histological loss of epidermal melanocytes. Vitiligo can be classified into 2 main categories: (1) vitiligo (generalized, acrofacial, mucosal, localized, universal, and…

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Vitiligo: References

…matology. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders; 2018. Ezzedine K, Lim HW, Suzuki T, et al. Revised classification/nomenclature of vitiligo and related issues: The Vitiligo Global Issues Consensus Conference. Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 2012; 25(3):E1-13….

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Vitiligo: Treatment

…w areas of depigmentation (known as the Koebner phenomenon). Second-line therapy Surgical treatment: Patients with segmental vitiligo that is stable and who have not had any response to topical therapies or nbUVB for at least 6 months or patients…

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Vitiligo: Introduction

…ore definitive classification of segmental or non-segmental can be made. Rarely, a mixed form of segmental and non-segmental vitiligo called mixed vitiligo can be seen; this is considered to be a form of non-segmental vitiligo. Association with…

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Vitiligo: Clinical Cases

…depigmentation on face, trunk, arms, legs Approximately 30% body surface involvement Otherwise healthy No family history of vitiligo or autoimmune disease Wood’s lamp examination confirms depigmented patches Diagnosis Clinical diagnosis of…

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Vitiligo: Prognosis

Prognosis The progression of depigmentation in vitiligo varies depending on the type. Segmental vitiligo progresses quickly over a period of 6 months to 2 years and then stabilizes when it reaches the limits of the involved segment. Non-segmental…

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Vitiligo: Initial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Vitiligo is usually a clinical diagnosis and normally does not require a biopsy….

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