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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

…two main categories: vitiligo (generalized, acrofacial, mucosal, localized, generalized, universal and mixed) and segmental vitiligo. Vitiligo may be associated with psychosocial difficulties and with other autoimmune diseases. Vitiligo may be…

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Vitiligo: References

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

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Vitiligo: Treatment

…idered. These treatments are offered by most dermatologists. Third-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 six months or with…

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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: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Vitiligo Differential Diagnosis Tinea versicolor Pityriasis alba Discoid lupus Other differential diagnoses include drug-induced depigmentation, early morphea/scleroderma, post-inflammatory depigmentation, piebaldism, tinea…

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Alopecia: Clinical Cases

…udden onset of asymptomatic hair loss in patchy areas on the scalp vertex No family history of autoimmune disease, including vitiligo or autoimmune thyroiditis Review of systems does not reveal evidence of hair-pulling, nutritional deficiency,…

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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…

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