Is it possible to stop the progression of vitiligo?

It is true that vitiligo progression could be stopped in 4 out of 5 cases by the use of potent systemic corticosteroids. However, systemic corticosteroids might have possible relevant side effects, hence, the decision of their use for limiting vitiligo progression must be taken by expert dermatologists and after careful evaluation of the individual clinical situation.

UPDATE from May 24, 2013: Results of our early clinical study indicate another possibility for stopping vitiligo progression. Read more »»»

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