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Official Title: The Evaluation of Vitiligous Lesions Repigmentation After the Administration of Atorvastatin Calcium Salt and Simvastatin-acid Sodium Salt in Patients With Active Vitiligo (EVRAAS)
In Brief: The aim of this study is to evaluate the influence of simvastatin and atorvastatin on vitiligous lesions in patients with non-segmental vitiligo.
Ages Eligible: 18 Years to 80 Years
Start Date: August 11, 2017
Completion Date (estimated): April 2018
Status: Unknown, not recruiting
Study ID from ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT03247400
Other Study ID Numbers: NCU 631
Location: Clinic of Dermatology, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Immunodermatology, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Faculty of Medicine, Bydgoszcz, Cuiavian-Pomeranian, Poland, 85094
- Is vitiligo contagious?
Vitiligo is NOT contagious. It cannot be passed on or caught from touching someone with vitiligo, shaking hands, swimming in the same pool, sharing towels, sitting next to someo...
- Is there a special diet for vitiligo?
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