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Vitiligo koebnerized by eyebrow plucking by threading


Shyam B Verma, B3, C.S. Patel Enclave, 3, Pratapgunj, Baroda (Vadodara) 390,002, India. E-mail:


Summary  Koebnerization is a well-known phenomenon in diseases like vitiligo and psoriasis. Eyebrow plucking is a common procedure, which induces some trauma. This is a report of a woman with vitiligo whose vitiligo spread to the eyebrow area after eyebrow plucking by threading in a beauty parlour. This is an example of an unusual koebnerization of vitiligo by a very common cosmetic procedure.