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A. Gey, A. Diallo, J. Seneschal, C. Léauté-Labrèze, F. Boralevi, T. Jouary, A. Taieb and K. Ezzedine Autoimmune thyroid disease in vitiligo: multivariate analysis indicates intricate pathomechanisms British Journal of Dermatology 168

Article first published online: 25 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12166

What’s already known about this topic?

  •  Vitiligo/nonsegmental vitiligo (NSV) is often associated with thyroid dysimmunity.

What does this study add?

  •  Female sex and disease duration are strongly associated with the presence of autoimmune thyroid disease in vitiligo/NSV.
  •  Regular screening for thyroid function, especially in women, is strongly recommended in these patients.

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