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
- Pr 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
- What are risks of oral and topical corticosteroids?
Corticosteroid drugs (like hydrocortisone, and others) are often used for treating vitiligo. By mimicing the effects of hormones your body produces naturally in your adrenal gla...
- What causes vitiligo?
Surprisingly, the causes of vitiligo are yet to be precisely established. Researchers know the cause is pre-wired in your genes, just waiting for a bad luck moment. In about hal...
- I have a new job - should I tell colleagues about my vitiligo?
If you are starting a new job and you are concerned about stares and questions about your skin, try a proactive approach. When the time is right and you are feeling comfortable,...
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