Vitiligo: Pathogenesis, clinical variants and treatment approaches ☆

  title={Vitiligo: Pathogenesis, clinical variants and treatment approaches ☆},
  author={Giannicola Iannella and Antonio Greco and Dario Didona and Biagio Didona and Guido Granata and Alessandra Manno and Benedetta Pasquariello and Giuseppe Magliulo},
  journal={Autoimmunity reviews},
  volume={15 4},
Vitiligo is a common chronic acquired disease of pigmentation whose etiology is unknown, which usually occurs with asymptomatic whitish patch or macule. Although several hypotheses have been proposed in the literature, the leading theory is still the auto-immune etiology linked to specific genetic mutations. Vitiligo can also be associated with several autoimmune diseases, including autoimmune thyroid diseases, alopecia areata, and halo nevi. Sensorineural hearing loss was reported in several… CONTINUE READING
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