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Vitiligo

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    Vitiligo is our topic here. It is an autoimmune mediated loss of melanocytes. So what does that mean to you? You can imagine that the skin would then appear as being hypomelanotic. In other words, hypopigmented, right? Vitiligo. Morphology would be macular depigmentation as opposed to the condition that we looked at, melasma, in which there would be hyperpigmentation of macular description. Common on eyelids, nipples, hands, elbows, and knees. If you take a look at this patient’s leg, you’ll notice that there are areas of depigmented macular regions. Demographics involve person of all ages and races and most notably, obviously, in patients of darker skin. Your management here will be potent topical steroids, light treatment, and cover up makeup if at all available. ...

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    The lecture Vitiligo by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Other Skin Diseases.


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    1. Potent topical steroids with light treatement
    2. Potent oral steroids
    3. Oral immunosuppresants
    4. TNF inhibitors
    5. Oral biologic agents
    1. Macular depigmentation
    2. Never seen on eyelids
    3. Occurs mostly in white race
    4. Drug induced disease
    5. Contagious in nature

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     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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