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FOX 5 Atlanta

Patients share what it's like to live with vitiligo
FOX 5 Atlanta
"Two corners, right by the corners of my mouth, and my eyes, started appearing," Whaley remembers. Diagnosed with vitiligo, a disorder that causes the skin to lose its pigmentation. But, it took Whaley at least a decade to make peace with his changing ...


PEOPLE.com

Black Lab with Vitiligo Wants Kids to See Their Skin Condition as 'Unique Blessing'
PEOPLE.com
A black Lab with vitiligo is offering a supportive paw to children who have the same skin condition. The Instagram feed of White Eyed Rowdy is full of photos of the adorable dog — who has striking white patches around his eyes — posing with children ...


Vitiligo treatment recommendations top dermatology reads for week
Healio
The Vitiligo Working Group's recommendations regarding the use of narrowband ultraviolet B light for treating vitiligo was among the most-read articles of the past week on Healio.com/Dermatology.


Migros-Magazin

Vitiligo lässt die Haut erbleichen
Migros-Magazin
Vor fünf Jahren entdeckte Nicole Schwob Sennhauser erstmals einen weissen Fleck an ihrem Daumen. Vier Monate später war die 46-Jährige aus dem Baselbiet übersät mit Flecken. Diagnose: Vitiligo. Inzwischen hat sie gelernt, mit der Krankheit zu leben.

Google News

The New Times

Vitiligo: A skin condition you shouldn't ignore
The New Times
Francoise Gahongayire, a dermatologist at King Faisal Hospital, Kigali, says vitiligo is a condition where by one develops white patches on their skin. It's an autoimmune disease which most of the time is genetic and can appear on any area of the body.


Migros Magazine

Vivre avec le vitiligo
Migros Magazine
«En Suisse, environ 1% de la population souffre de vitiligo», déclare le professeur Lasse Roger Braathen, spécialiste en dermatologie. Une guérison est extrêmement rare. Cette maladie auto-immune se manifeste à tout âge, mais elle touche davantage les ...

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Metrópoles

Jovem dá aula de autoestima ao relatar aceitação do vitiligo
Metrópoles
A americana Jesi Taylor recebeu o diagnóstico de vitiligo aos 15 anos, época difícil para a maioria das pessoas. A doença que causa um processo de despigmentação da pele fez com que a jovem tivesse que aprender a redescobrir um jeito novo de ver sua ...


Vitiligo: All You Should Know About The Skin Disorder
BuzzNigeria.com
Vitiligo is a disorder in which white patches of skin appear on different parts of the body. This occurs when the cells called melanocytes which make pigment (colour) in the skin are destroyed. Vitiligo also affects the mucous membranes (such as the ...


Group makes recommendations for phototherapy treatment of vitiligo
Healio
“Treatment of vitiligo with narrowband ultraviolet B light is an important component of the current standard of care,” the authors wrote. “However, there are no consistent guidelines regarding the dosing and administration of [narrow band ultraviolet B ...


Cytotoxic immune cell in sick and healthy skin a key to understanding vitiligo
Science Daily
Vitiligo is characterised by the accumulation of a subgroup of T cells called CD49a+, which recognise and are ready to kill pigment cells. In psoriasis, another kind of T cell, CD49a- accumulates in the afflicted skin and produces the inflammation ...

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