Chapter 49. Vitiligo

  1. Hywel Williams MSC, PhD, FRCP Professor Dermato-Epidemiology Co-ordinating Editor
  1. Juan Jorge Manriquez MD

Published Online: 14 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300161.ch49

Evidence-Based Dermatology, Second Edition

Evidence-Based Dermatology, Second Edition

How to Cite

Manriquez, J. J. (2008) Vitiligo, in Evidence-Based Dermatology, Second Edition (ed H. Williams), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300161.ch49

Editor Information

  1. Centre of Evidence-Based Dermatology, Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Dermatology, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405145183

Online ISBN: 9781444300161



  • vitiligo - acquired disorder of pigmentation;
  • disorders of pigmentation;
  • corticosteroids and topical immunomodulators;
  • autologous noncultured transplantation methods;
  • cognitive–behavioral therapy efficacy;
  • autologous cultured transplantation methods;
  • depigmentation therapy with extensive vitiligo;
  • melagenine, pseudocatalase, levamisole, and systemic antioxidant therapy


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • Questions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References