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This master-class will be held alongside 15th Pan Arab Congress of Dermatology and Venereology, jointly with the 4th International Palestinian Congress, in Ramallah (Palestine) on 8-10 November 2016. The Congress Chairman is Dr. Riad Mashal. A panel of distinguished speakers will deliver 45 min. lectures on:
- Prof. Torello Lotti - Vitiligo: what's new and what's true in 2016.
- Prof. Davinder Parsad - The selection of the best surgical procedures in vitiligo.
- Prof. Medhat Abdelmalek - Pseudocatalase treatment of vitiligo.
- Prof. Yan Valle - Vitiligo: tools and resources for researchers, clinicians and patients.
followed by Q&A session.
Participation is free. Coffee and snacks will be provided.
- Who is prone to vitiligo?
Scientists know that some people are genetically predisposed to a specific group of autoimmune diseases – including generalized vitiligo – but do not know who and why.It doesn’t...
- I have vitiligo: will my children have vitiligo, too?
Children born to parents who both have the disorder are more likely to develop vitiligo. However, most children will not get vitiligo even if one parent has it. In children wit...
- Can a gluten-free diet help with vitiligo?
It's very unlikely. We have specifically looked into claims that gluten-free diet may ease symptoms of vitiligo, or completely reverse it, and found no firm scientific evidence ...
Though it is not always easy to treat vitiligo, there is much to be gained by clearly understanding the diagnosis, the future implications, treatment options and their outcomes.
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