IMCAS World Congress 2020
Room: Room 141 - level 1
Date: Saturday 1 February 2020 at 08:00 to 12:00
Topic module : Clinical Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery
- Dr Yan VALLE: Presentation of World Vitiligo Day
- Pr Nanja VAN GEEL: Diagnosis and differential diagnosis of vitiligo
- Pr Khaled EZZEDINE: How to treat vitiligo
- Pr Torello M LOTTI: Cosmetic treatments in subjects with non-segmental vitiligo
- Pr Laila BENZEKRI: New insights in melanocyte transplantation techniques for vitiligo
- Dr Albert WOLKERSTORFER: From genes to new treatments
- Q&A Session
- 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...
- Can a gluten-free diet help with vitiligo?
It's very unlikely. We have specifically looked into claims that gluten-free diet may ease symptoms of vitiligo, or completely reverse it, and found no firm scientific evidence ...
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