An update on new and emerging options for the treatment of vitiligo.

@article{Mahmoud2008AnUO,
  title={An update on new and emerging options for the treatment of vitiligo.},
  author={Bassel H. Mahmoud and Camile Luiza Hexsel and Iltefat H Hamzavi},
  journal={Skin therapy letter},
  year={2008},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={
          1-6
        }
}
Vitiligo is an acquired leukoderma that results from the loss of epidermal melanocytes, and is characterized by macules and patches of depigmented skin. With a relatively high rate of prevalence, vitiligo occurs in localized, generalized, or segmental patterns; it can run a rapidly progressive course or remain stationary. The pathogenesis of vitiligo is not yet fully understood, but the autoimmune hypothesis is the most commonly accepted one, based on which, many treatment modalities have been… CONTINUE READING

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