Camouflage

Camouflage

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Cosmetic camouflage can be beneficial for patients with vitiligo affecting exposed areas such as the face, neck and hands. Camouflage products include foundation-based cosmetics and self-tanning products containing dihydroxyacetone (DHA)-based. DHA-based products are most popular because they provide lasting color for up to several days and are not immediately rubbed off onto clothing. Tattooing or […]

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Treatment

Treatment

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Include repigmentation and depigmentation therapy: Repigmentation therapy when vitiligo involving <50 percent of the TBSA. Topical treatment: high-potency and mid-potency topical corticosteroids, topical calcineurin inhibitors, phototherapy: NB-UVB, PUVA, laser excimer 308nm, vitamin D analogs Systemic treatment: systemic corticosteroid, afamelanotide, janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor therapy, CD20 mab, statins, minnocycline, low dose cytokines and growth factors. Surgical […]

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About Vitiligo

Clinical

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Onset at any age, more 50% between the age of 10 and 30 years old. Can appear after severe sunburn, pregnancy, skin trauma, oremotional stress. The lesion are well-defined white macules on the skin, vary in size from a few millimeters to many centimeters, usually have borders well-demarcated from the surrounding normal skin, no scale, no […]

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