Comorbid autoimmune diseases in patients with vitiligo: A cross-sectional study.

@article{Gill2016ComorbidAD,
  title={Comorbid autoimmune diseases in patients with vitiligo: A cross-sectional study.},
  author={Liza Gill and A Zarbo and Prescilia Isedeh and Gordon Jacobsen and Henry W. Lim and Iltefat H Hamzavi},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={2016},
  volume={74 2},
  pages={295-302}
}
BACKGROUND Few large-scale studies have quantified the burden of comorbid autoimmune diseases in patients with vitiligo. OBJECTIVE We sought to determine the prevalence of comorbid autoimmune diseases in patients with vitiligo. METHODS We conducted a manual chart review on a cohort of 1873 patients with vitiligo seen between January 2002 and October 2012 at the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, MI. Patients were excluded if they had fewer than 2 dermatology notes (N = 595) or if they… CONTINUE READING
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