Vitiligo: compendium of clinico-epidemiological features.

  title={Vitiligo: compendium of clinico-epidemiological features.},
  author={Virendra Nath Sehgal and Govind Srivastava},
  journal={Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and leprology},
  volume={73 3},
Vitiligo, an autoimmune disorder characterized by localized and/or generalized depigmentation of the skin and/or mucous membranes, is a well-recognized entity. The imperatives of its epidemiology both in rural India and in global reckoning have been highlighted frequently. Its morphology is striking and is characterized by asymptomatic ivory/chalky white macule(s) that may be frequently surrounded by a prominent pigmented border, the 'trichrome vitiligo'. However vitiligo may have morphological… CONTINUE READING