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Held every two years, the Vitiligo International Symposium (VIS) is a flagship conference on vitiligo research and clinical management. Traditionally, the VIS consists of informative podium sessions on a range of scientific issues from around the world, combined with clinical reports featuring proven techniques and novel observations, and additional workshops.
DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, THE VIS 2020 SYMPOSIUM WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY on December 4-6, 2020.
- Which skin conditions can be mistaken for vitiligo?
Vitiligo is a common skin condition with characteristic milky white patches of irregular shape. However, several other skin conditions exhibit similar symptoms that can lead to ...
- Is vitiligo contagious?
Vitiligo is NOT contagious. It cannot be passed on or caught from touching someone with vitiligo, shaking hands, swimming in the same pool, sharing towels, sitting next to someo...
- 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...
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.
Many people deal with vitiligo while remaining in the public eye, maintaining a positive outlook, and having a successful career.Copyright (C) Bodolóczki Júlia
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