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Dermatol Ther. 2019 Jan;32(1):e12745. doi: 10.1111/dth.12745. Epub 2018 Oct 21.

Controversial issues in vitiligo patients: a review of old and recent treatments.

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1
Dermatology and Venereology, University G. Marconi of Rome, Rome, Italy.
2
University G.Marconi of Rome, Rome, Italy.
3
Dermatology and Venereology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy.

Abstract

Vitiligo is quite a common hypopigmentary disorder, which may affect both children and adults with important psychological effects due to the well-known leopard skin-like appearance. The authors summarize in the present study the published evidence on vitiligo with particular interest on the controversial aspects of the disease, such as its definition and the available treatments.

KEYWORDS:

Janus kinase inhibitors; antioxidants; cutaneous disease; low dose cytokines and growth factors; phototherapy; piperine; systemic disorder; treatment; vitiligo

PMID:
30221810
DOI:
10.1111/dth.12745
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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