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Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, San Diego, CA, USA
This abstract session of the Global Vitiligo Foundation is held annually, the day prior to the start of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Conference in the Spring. It aims to serve as a resource for all groups working to improve vitiligo treatments, increase awareness, and improve the quality of life, with the hope of reaching an eventual cure.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
7:00 am 11:00 am
Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
Grand Ballroom 6
San Diego, CA, USA
- Does halo nevi affect vitiligo development?
Halo nevi — nevi with an depigmented circle around it, usually on the trunk — are about 10x more common in vitiligo patients than in the general population, especially in childr...
- How long does it take to treat vitiligo?
Treatment results will vary by person and type of vitiligo. The rule of thumb is that you will need to allow at least 3 to 6 months before you begin to see results from any trea...
- Which diseases most commonly accompany vitiligo?
According to a 10-year study, vitiligo patients have a statistically significant higher prevalence of other autoimmune conditions and dermatological disorders: hypothyroidism...
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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