105. Vitiligo

  1. Alan D. Irvine MD, FRCPI, FRCP3,4,
  2. Peter H. Hoeger MD5,6 and
  3. Albert C. Yan MD, FAAP, FAAD7,8
  1. Juliette Mazereeuw-Hautier1 and
  2. Alain Taïeb MD2

Published Online: 24 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch105

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

How to Cite

Mazereeuw-Hautier, J. and Taïeb, A. (2011) Vitiligo, in Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition (eds A. D. Irvine, P. H. Hoeger and A. C. Yan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch105

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

  2. 4

    Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

  3. 5

    University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

  4. 6

    Catholic Children's Hospital Wilhelmstift, Hamburg, Germany

  5. 7

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 8

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Dermatology Department, Reference Center for Rare Skin Diseases, Larrey Hospital, Toulouse, France

  2. 2

    Department of Dermatology and Pediatric Dermatology, Hôpital Saint - André, Bordeaux, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 3 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405176958

Online ISBN: 9781444345384

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Keywords:

  • vitiligo, acquired disease - depigmented areas of skin, hair follicle melanocyte loss;
  • melanocyte loss, cell-mediated immune response - abnormal humoral response, apoptosis;
  • Segmental vitiligo, pathophysiology - different for segmental vitiligo;
  • vitiligo diagnosis, straightforward clinical diagnosis - skin biopsy absent;
  • vitiligo, in infancy - napkin area;
  • psychological effects of vitiligo - life-altering disease;
  • associated autoimmune diseases - thyroiditis, common autoimmune disease;
  • Segmental vitiligo, unilateral lesions - not crossing midline, Blaschko lines;
  • topical corticosteroids, treatment - for limited vitiligo;
  • cosmetic camouflage - not ideal for children with vitiligo

Summary

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