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  • 15 Oct `21#VitiligoLibraryWe’re always on the lookout for new books to put on our recommended reading list. Now, a new title for kids with vitiligo caught our eye: “I’ve Got Spots!” by Danielle Wheeler. ...
  • 05 Oct `21Ruxolitinib for vitiligo: Phase 3 reportA couple of weeks ago, Incyte has announced its new FDA-approved topical cream Opzelura (ruxolitinib) for the short-term treatment of the atopic dermatitis. At the recent annual...
  • 04 Oct `21A rare case of vitiligo onset following COVID-19 vaccinationThe COVID-19 mRNA vaccines not only provide remarkable protection but also have been characterized by an overall safe and well-tolerated side effect profile. To date, several re...

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  • Jun, 202126Online
    🇺🇸 World Vitiligo Day 2021 - USA MyVitiligoTeams and the Global Vitiligo Foundation are excited to bring you the 2021 Virtual World Vitiligo Day-USA event, from 12 noon - 3 pm Central Time on Saturday, June 26....
  • Jun, 202125Jakarta, Indonesia — online
    🇺🇳 World Vitiligo Day 2021The eleventh annual WORLD VITILIGO DAY will take place on June 25th, 2021 — with 🇮🇩 Jakarta, Indonesia playing host this year. The honorary captain is Dr. Srie Prihianti Gondoka...
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    Answers To Frequently Asked Questions

  • World Vitiligo Day

    I support the petition to designate June 25 as Vitiligo World Day and save millions of people worldwide from social isolation

FAQOther Questions

  • What tests should be done?

    A well-trained dermatologist should be able to diagnose vitiligo and distinguish it from contact leukoderma or more than twenty other conditions with similar skin appearance bas...

  • 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 - that is, oral medications. However, systemic corticost...

  • Isn't it just a cosmetic disorder?

    Contrary to popular belief, vitiligo is not a cosmetic disorder but a systemic disease affecting the largest body organ and other vital systems, with multiple comorbidities. Fo...