Overview of vitiligo research October - December 2013
This is a review of research results in the vitiligo field for the period from October 2013 till December 2013 from our Chief Scientific Director Dr. Igor Korobko.
- Central role of IFN-gamma but not that of TNF-alpha in vitiligo development is further confirmed.
- Regulatory T-cell role in vitiligo pathogenesis demonstrated again.
- Proton pump inhibitors might aggravate vitiligo. The first case of vitiligo induction upon gefitinib treatment is reported.
- Additional evidence on efficient treatment of segmental vitiligo by routinely used non-surgical methods was provided, but early-after-onset disease treatment seems to be required for success.
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