Chapter 23. Pseudocatalase in the Treatment of Vitiligo

  1. Seung-Kyung Hann MD1,
  2. James J. Nordlund MD2 and
  3. Aaron B. Lerner3
  1. Karin U. Schallreuter,
  2. Jeremy Moore and
  3. John M. Wood

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760116.ch23

Vitiligo: A Monograph on the Basic and Clinical Science

Vitiligo: A Monograph on the Basic and Clinical Science

How to Cite

Schallreuter, K. U., Moore, J. and Wood, J. M. (2000) Pseudocatalase in the Treatment of Vitiligo, in Vitiligo: A Monograph on the Basic and Clinical Science (eds S.-K. Hann, J. J. Nordlund and A. B. Lerner), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760116.ch23

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Dermatology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

  2. 2

    Department of Dermatology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

  3. 3

    Professor, Department of Dermatology, Yale University College of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632050710

Online ISBN: 9780470760116

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Keywords:

  • keratinocytes;
  • kinetic analysis;
  • increased nitric oxide synthase;
  • calcium homeostasis;
  • uvb radiation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Low catalase levels in vitiligo

  • Identified sources of epidermal H, O, in patients with vitiligo

  • Oxidative stress and calcium homeostasis in vitiligo

  • Pseudocatalase for substitution of impaired catalase in vitiligo

  • Successful repigmentation after treatment with a topical pseudocatalase and calcium in combination with low dose UVB