A Comparison of NB-UVB and PUVA in the Treatment of Vitiligo

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Vitiligo is an acquired, progressive depigmenting disorder of the skin and mucous membranes in which melanocytes in affected skin are selectively destroyed. Theories regarding the mechanism of melanocyte destruction include autoimmune, cytotoxic, oxidative, and neural mechanisms. Vitiligo affects 0.5-2% of the world's population and the usual age of onset… (More)

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