Vitiligo

Known as: Blotchy loss of skin color, Vitiligo [Disease/Finding] 
A disorder consisting of areas of macular depigmentation, commonly on extensor aspects of extremities, on the face or neck, and in skin folds. Age of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy of oral psoralen-UV-A (PUVA) with that of narrowband-UV-B (NB-UVB) phototherapy in patients… (More)
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2007
2007
OBJECTIVE This study examines the extent of stigmatization experienced by vitiligo patients considering the visibility of the… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Generalized vitiligo is an acquired disorder in which white patches of skin and overlying hair result from autoimmune loss of… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Vitiligo is an acquired depigmentary disorder of the skin that results from the selective destruction of melanocytes, generally… (More)
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2004
2004
Corticosteroids and photochemotherapy, using a combination of psoralen and ultraviolet A (PUVA) exposure, are the most widely… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE To assess the safety and efficacy of topical 0.1% tacrolimus vs 0.05% clobetasol propionate. DESIGN Randomized double… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Vitiligo is a skin disease that is caused by selective destruction of melanocytes and is characterized by white spots… (More)
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1999
1999
A large variety of therapeutic agents have been tried for the treatment of vitiligo, but psoralens continue to be the main… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
To examine the sensitivity of vitiligo melanocytes to external oxidative stress, we studied enzymatic and non-enzymatic anti… (More)
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1983
1983
Light and electron-microscopic studies were performed on the amelanotic and adjacent normal-appearing skin in patients with… (More)
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