Vitiligo in Children: A Review of Conventional Treatments

Authors

  • Serena Gianfaldoni University G. Marconi of Rome - Dermatology and Venereology, University G. Marconi of Rome, Rome
  • Uwe Wollina Städtisches Klinikum Dresden, Department of Dermatology and Allergology, 01067 Dresden
  • Georgi Tchernev Medical Institute of Ministry of Interior Department of General, Vascular and Abdominal Surgery, Sofia
  • Jacopo Lotti University G. Marconi of Rome - Dept. of Nuclear, Subnuclear and Radiation Physics, Rome
  • Katlein França University of Miami School of Medicine Ringgold standard institution, Miami, Florida
  • Torello Lotti University G. Marconi of Rome, Dermatology and Venereology, Rome

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3889/oamjms.2018.054

Keywords:

Childhood vitiligo, Conventional treatments, Topical treatments, Systemic treatments, Phototherapy, Combined treatments, Surgical therapies

Abstract

Vitiligo is an important skin disease of childhood, which may lead to deep psychological trauma, resulting in a poor quality of life and low self-esteem. The Authors discuss a short review of the more conventional therapies available for the treatment of vitiligo in children.

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Published

2018-01-21

How to Cite

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Gianfaldoni S, Wollina U, Tchernev G, Lotti J, França K, Lotti T. Vitiligo in Children: A Review of Conventional Treatments. Open Access Maced J Med Sci [Internet]. 2018 Jan. 21 [cited 2021 May 15];6(1):213-7. Available from: https://oamjms.eu/index.php/mjms/article/view/oamjms.2018.054

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