Defective uptake of calcium in melanocytes and keratinocytes has been found within vitiliginous
"True itch" refers to pruritus occurring before or after development of vitiliginous
lesion but not related to treatment (e.g., topical medications, phototherapy).
Immunohistochemical evaluation of vitiliginous
hair follicle melanocyte reservoir: is it retained?
areas were dermabraded down to the papillary dermis with a diamond fraise wheel after surgical cleaning and infiltration of local anaesthesia.
Since narrow band ultraviolet B (NB-UVB) is one of the best modalities in the treatment of generalized vitiligo, (1) vanillic acid scavenges H2O213 and there is a high level of H2O2 in vitiliginous
Keywords: Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), long standing vitiliginous
skin, high dose rate (HDR) surface mould brachytherapy.
Therefore, patient with vitiliginous
hand lesions could have possibly had persistent disease, long enough to establish positive thyroid antibody, as mentioned earlier.
According to the convergence theory various factors like autoimmunity, accumulation of melanocyte toxic chemicals, genetic predisposition and defective free radical clearance lead to the development of vitiliginous
Patients in group I applied topical tacrolimus 0.03% over vitiliginous
patches twice daily for a period of six months.
depigmentation was observed on chest, neck and back.
Other atypical variants has also been described which are dyschromic amyloidosis or amyloidosis cutis dyschromica, bullous, vitiliginous
, familial poikiloderma like cutaneous amyloidosis and anosacral type.
An irradiation-induced lentigines arising in vitiligo: involvement of vitiliginous
and normal appearing skin.