Characteristics of vitiligo in Korean children.

  title={Characteristics of vitiligo in Korean children.},
  author={S H Cho and Hyung Chang Kang and Jeong Hee Hahm},
  journal={Pediatric dermatology},
  volume={17 3},
Eighty Korean children (ages 8 months-12 years) with clinical and/or histopathologic diagnoses of vitiligo were evaluated; 39 boys and 41 girls. The mean age at first visit was 7.9 years and the mean age at onset was 5.6 years. The most common site of onset was the head/neck area (58.8%), followed by the trunk and lower limbs. The children were compared with a control group of 422 adults with vitiligo. Children comprised 16% of the total vitiligo patients and adults comprised 84%. A family… CONTINUE READING

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