Dermoscopy in Vitiligo

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Fig. 22.1 Retention of perifollicular pigmentation in early lesion of vitiligo 22.4 Dermoscopic Findings in the Diagnosis of Early Vitiligo Thatte and Khopkar [3] in their recent study have reported…

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Differential Diagnosis of Vitiligo in Brown Skin

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Classification Disease Occupational leukoderma Phenols and other derivatives Genetic syndromes Piebaldism Tuberous sclerosis Hypomelanosis of Ito Malformations Nevus anemicus Nevus depigmentosus Idiopathic Idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus Infections…

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The Histopathology of Melasma in Brown Skin

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Fig. 7.1 Clinical picture of melasma where biopsy was performed (a) and histopathology (b) showing larger melanocytes in the epidermis accompanied by solar elastosis, sparse lymphocytic infiltrate, and few pigment-laden…

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Botanicals in Melasma

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Fig. 13.1 Aloe vera Fig. 13.2 Rumex occidentalis Fig. 13.3 Bearberry 13.2.1 Aloe Vera Aloe vera is a succulent perennial herb (Fig. 13.1) which is probably native to North Africa…

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Vitiligo Classification and Clinical Presentations

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1. Vitiligo/non-segmental vitiligo (NSV)  1.1 Generalized  1.2 Acrofacial  1.3 Universal  1.4 Mucosal  1.5 Mixed 2. Segmental vitiligo (SV) 21.2.1 Vitiligo/NSV The term vitiligo includes different usually multifocal clinical subtypes that…

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Differential Diagnosis of Melasma in Brown Skin

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Fig. 9.1 Postinflammatory hyperpigmented patches in an elderly Filipino female with dermatomyositis (Courtesy of the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Philippines) PIH can occur at any age with no gender…

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Iontophoresis and Mesotherapy in Melasma

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Fig. 17.1 Before treatment Fig. 17.2 After treatment Fig. 17.3 Before treatment Fig. 17.4 After treatment 17.3 Mesotherapy Mesotherapy is a technique where drugs or substances are introduced into the…

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Oral Lightening Agents

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Fig. 14.1 Tranexamic acid (trans-4-amonimethyl cyclohexane carboxylic acid) Keratinocytes produce PA. Epidermal basal cells contain plasminogen molecules. Plasmin plays a role in the release of basic fibroblast growth factor, which…

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