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WORLD VITILIGO DAY
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E-book "Vitiligo: What's new, What's true"
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ABC's Of Vitiligo
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Stunning New Top Model Has Vitiligo 27.02.2014
Chantelle, whose real name is Winnie Harlow, describes herself as a "vitiligo spokesmodel." She's walked Toronto Fashion Week's runways and has many editorials to her name. "A lot of people have a story or a background," she says, "but mine is painted on my body."
Most read articles in photodermatology: vitiligo 26.02.2014
According to MDLinx Dermatology, among this week's 10 most-read articles by US physician subscribers are two supported by the VRF:
2. Novel topical cream delivers safe and effective sunlight therapy for vitiligo by selectively filtering damaging ultraviolet radiation.
5. Acridone acetic acid, sodium salt, as an agent to stop vitiligo progression: A pilot study.
VII Master Class on Vitiligo in Istanbul 25.02.2014
Dear Colleagues, on behalf of the VRF, WHA, local Organizing Committee and the Scientific Committee, it is my great pleasure and honor to invite you to Turkey for the 7th Masterclass on Vitiligo and Pigmentary Disorders to be held in Istanbul in November 2014. <...> Prof. Sibel Alper, Congress President
Ironman Kyle McElroy preps for Coeur d'Alene and fundraising for vitiligo 10.02.2014
I have vitiligo: will my children have vitiligo, too?
In some cases vitiligo seems to be inherited and run in families, with children whose parents have vitiligo being at increased risk of developing the condition themsel...
Is it covered by Medicare?
A Medicare rebate applies to a percentage of the consultation cost, please consult your GP for a referral to a dermatologist. Narrow band phototherapy (NB-UVB) is full...
What is vitiligo?
Vitiligo (pronounced vit-ill-EYE-go) is a relatively common skin disease characterized by smooth, white, painless spots or patches on various parts of the body. It doe...
What causes vitiligo?
The precise cause of vitiligo is not well understood. The white areas appear due to loss of the pigment (melanin) that gives skin its color and protects it from the su...