A review of the worldwide prevalence of vitiligo in children/adolescents and adults

@article{Krger2012ARO,
  title={A review of the worldwide prevalence of vitiligo in children/adolescents and adults},
  author={Christiane P. Kr{\"u}ger and Karin Uta Schallreuter},
  journal={International Journal of Dermatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={51}
}
BACKGROUND Vitiligo is an acquired, idiopathic, and worldwide common depigmentation disorder with an estimated prevalence from 0.1 to 8. [...] Key MethodMATERIALS AND METHODS Screening of available literature and online databases using several key words. RESULTS We found more than 50 studies that used several methods and subgroups of the general population. The prevalence of vitiligo ranges from 0.06 to 2.28%, whereas this was 0.0-2.16% in children/adolescents populations. Expand

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