Treatment of stable and recalcitrant vitiligo by autologous miniature punch grafting: a prospective study of 1,000 patients.

BACKGROUND Stable and refractory vitiligo may be unresponsive to medical therapy. Melanocyte transplantation by punch grafting (PG) can restore the normal pigmentation. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of PG on repigmentation of vitiligo patches. METHODS Autologous miniature PG was undertaken in 1,000 patients with stable and recalcitrant vitiligo… CONTINUE READING