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  • Mar, 20218Silver Spring, MD, USA
    FDA public meeting on vitiligo UPDATE: FDA is announcing a new date for the meeting. The public meeting will be held on March 8, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST, in a virtual (online only) format. Please...
  • Dec, 20205ONLINE from Bangalore, India
    Vitiligo International SymposiumHeld every two years, the Vitiligo International Symposium (VIS) is a flagship conference on vitiligo research and clinical management. Traditionally, the VIS consists of inform...
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  • World Vitiligo Day

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

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Pyrostegia venusta as a folk medicine for vitiligo?

    Pyrostegia venusta is a neotropical evergreen vine widely spread in Brazil throughout fields, at the coast, edge of the woods and along roadsides (see photo below). Popularly kn...