Surgical Treatment of Vitiligo

Hassan, Ahmed, Mohammed, Aya and Al Abadie, Mohammed (2024) Surgical Treatment of Vitiligo. International Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology(IJCED), 9 (2). ISSN 2476-2415

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Vitiligo is an acquired, idiopathic disorder characterized by depigmented macules and patches with absence of functional melanocytes. Numerous treatment strategies exist, but lesions may be resistant to traditional therapies. Many treatments can help including topical including mainly topical steroids, calcineurine inhibitors and more recent biological therapy, ultraviolet light, laser including needling and surgical with various techniques. In this paper we highlight the various surgical techniques which can be helpful in the treatment of Vitiligo.

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