Vitiligo - Part 2 - classification, histopathology and treatment*

@inproceedings{Faria2014VitiligoP,
  title={Vitiligo - Part 2 - classification, histopathology and treatment*
},
  author={Adriane Reichert Faria and Roberto Gomes Tarl{\'e} and Gerson Dellatorre and Marcelo T{\'a}vora Mira and Caio C{\'e}sar Silva de Castro},
  booktitle={Anais brasileiros de dermatologia},
  year={2014}
}
In an unprecedented effort in the field of vitiligo, a global consensus resulted on a suggested new classification protocol for the disease. The main histopathological finding in vitiligo is the total absence of functioning melanocytes in the lesions, while the inflammatory cells most commonly found on the edges of the lesions are CD4+ and CD8+ T lymphocytes. Physical and pharmacological treatment strategies aim to control the autoimmune damage and stimulate melanocyte migration from the… CONTINUE READING

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