International Dermatology Patient Organization Conference is the first ever conference dedicated to the patient leaders committed to run patient support organizations in the area of dermatology. It is held alongside the World Dermatology Congress in Vancouver, British Columbia, on June 11-13, 2015. Vitiligo group leaders from Australia, France, India, Nigeria and USA discussed education, awareness, advocacy, research and fundraising matters today.
- 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...
- 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...
- Can chemicals cause vitiligo?
It’s important to remember there are multiple factors involved in vitiligo onset, including genetic predisposition, living and working environments, and exposure to certain chem...
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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.
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