Serum concentration of IL-6, IL-2, TNF-α, and IFNγ in Vitiligo patients

  title={Serum concentration of IL-6, IL-2, TNF-α, and IFNγ in Vitiligo patients},
  author={Suman Preet Singh and Usha Singh and Shyam Sunder Pandey},
  booktitle={Indian journal of dermatology},
BACKGROUND Vitiligo is an acquired depigmenting disorder characterized by the loss of functional melanocytes from the epidermis. Although the etiology of vitiligo is unknown, over the last few years, substantial data from clinical research has greatly supported the 'Autoimmune theory' and this is supported by the frequent association of vitiligo with disorders that have an autoimmune origin, including Hashimoto's thyroiditis, Graves disease, type 1 insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, and… CONTINUE READING


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