Vitiligo is more than skin deep: a survey of members of the Vitiligo Society.

@article{Talsania2010VitiligoIM,
  title={Vitiligo is more than skin deep: a survey of members of the Vitiligo Society.},
  author={Nilay Talsania and Brittany Lamb and A. Bewley},
  journal={Clinical and experimental dermatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={35 7},
  pages={736-9}
}
BACKGROUND Vitiligo is a common, largely acquired skin disease of unknown aetiology, which causes a variable amount of skin and hair depigmentation in affected people. It affects over half a million people in the UK alone, and a massive 50 million people worldwide. AIM To quantify the psychosocial burden of vitiligo in the UK, by estimating its effect on daily life. METHODS All members (n = 1790) of the Vitiligo Society, a UK national patient support group, were sent a questionnaire. Survey… CONTINUE READING

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