To facilitate the exchange of information among the global community of dermatologists, the XIth Congress of International Society of Dermatology was held in New Delhi between December 4-7, 2013. A number of oustanding speakers discussed the state of the art in vitiligo management, such as Professors Jana Hercogova, Torello Lotti, Paulo Cunha, Koushik Lahiri, Somesh Gupta, Kanika Sahni, T Salim, Davinder Parsad, among many. Yan Valle, the VR Foundations CEO, gave a detailed presentation on our multidisciplinary approach to an expedited development of drugs for the treatment of vitiligo.
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People have used herbs and natural remedies to treat skin conditions for centuries. Vitiligo is an auto-immune condition that causes white patches of skin to develop and expand...
- Polypodium leucotomos as an adjunct treatment for vitiligo?
Extracts of the tropical fern Polypodium leucotomos appear to have beneficial properties for the vitiligious skin. Polypodium leucotomos (also classified as Polypodium aureum) a...
- 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...
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