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BACKGROUND Vitiligo, although asymptomatic, highly compromises patients' quality of life (QoL). Therefore, an adequate evaluation of QoL is essential. OBJECTIVES Translation, cultural adaptation and validation of VitiQol (Vitiligo-specific health-related quality of life instrument) into Brazilian Portuguese. METHODS The study was conducted in two(More)
BACKGROUND Vitiligo can negatively affect a patient's quality of life (QoL). A specific questionnaire has been developed and validated in the English language: the vitiligo-specific quality-of-life instrument (VitiQoL). The instrument was translated, culturally adapted and validated into Brazilian Portuguese (VitiQoL-PB). OBJECTIVE The aim of this study(More)
Mr. Editor, As the authors of the article “Translation, cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the vitiligo-specific health-related quality of life instrument (VitiQoL) into Brazilian Portuguese”, we would like to publish the translated version of VitiQol in Portuguese (Chart 1 and 2).1 This instrument has only been published in English, and we have(More)
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