Vitiligo News

Vitiligo News

  1. Idiopathic non-inflammatory leukoderma or vitiligo in horses

    Idiopathic non-inflammatory leukoderma in horses have differentnames for these circumstances, concerns Pinky or Fading syndrome. Die in the perception that you know the importance of vitiligo. Vitiligo also affects other others and some animals.
    The shape and size of the vitiligo can be spontaneous. Vitiligo can manage the snout, face and genital areas and any area of ​​the horse that is fine-haired. There is no 100% treatment. What you see is probably only cosmetic and not harmful to the horse.
    Some need vitamin or mineral deficiency to monitor vitiligo. Therefore, you have maintained your feeding routine and completed a supplement to manage any deficit. Vitiligo also gilds as hereditary and in some breed counts.
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  2. Leucoderma another word for Vitiligo


    This great article includes all you need to know about Leucoderma and gives you key-points in how to manage your life with this skin condition.

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  3. Study Finds Multiple New Disease Associations With Vitiligo

    In the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology a link has been fount by various studies that multiple new disease associations with vitiligo, including multiple sclerosis, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), and lymphoma. Study results also affirmed known associations between vitiligo and certain autoimmune diseases, including hypothyroidism and rheumatoid arthritis.

    Investigators conducted a retrospective cohort study of patients with vitiligo who presented to NYU Langone Medical Center for medical care. All available records from 2005 to 2015 were reviewed. Demographic and clinical data were extracted, including vitiligo type and body surface area of involvement. Medical

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  4. Link to Vitiligo - premature grey hair?

    Could there be a link to Vitiligo as today, early greying of hair is a common problem. Although this hair varies from person to person and grey hair can be more unruly than other strands. This condition is pretty much inevitable with age. It is a reminder that you are growing older. However, some people start to go grey at an very early age. and here we ask what is the reason behind premature greying of hair.

    Genetic: Early greying can be due to your genes. If your mother or father became grey early, you may too.

    Insufficient melanin production: Hair gets its colour from a pigment called melanin. It is produced by melanocyte cells in the hair follicles. Melanocytes endure cumulative damage over the years which eventually leaves them unable to produce melanin. Thus in the absence of melanin, the new hair that grows in has no pigment and it appears grey, white or silver.

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  5. Largest Ever UVB Vitiligo Trial

    The largest ever trial testing UVB treatment for Vitiligo has been completed by the NHS in Nottingham. You can read more details of this successful trial here:

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  6. UVB Light treatment for Vitiligo saved my life

    This is the real story of a 33 year old woman published in the Daily Mail

    'They said my skin was like a cow's': Woman who was bullied about her vitiligo reveals how a tanning treatment improved her condition by 50% - and says she now wants to be a model

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  7. Vitamin D and UVB Therapy may improve Vitiligo symptoms

    According to a recent case-control study published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, narrow-band ultraviolet B (NB-UVB) therapy increases serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and decreases symptoms in patients with vitiligo.

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    Vitamin D improves vitiligo

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  8. UVB phototherapy for vitiligo not linked with skin cancer


    Finally it has been proven according to a study there is no increase in skin cancer for patients with vitiligo undergoing prolonged narrowband ultraviolet B phototherapy

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  9. How Staying Indoors Is Impacting Our Skin - Psoriasis and Vitiligo important tips


    This article might just be interessting for people who will have to stay in home and can´t get out in the fresh air. Our skin care will have to change. For all sufferers of Vitiligo and Psoriasis it is important to stick with the daily routine.

    How Staying Indoors Is Impacting Our Skin & What Your Routine Should Look Like

    The good news and the bad news you can read here

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  10. High Prevalence of Psychiatric Disorders in Patients With Pigmentation Disorders Vitiligo


    In the Dermatology Advisor was a interessting article about vitiligo sufferers experience psychicatric disorters due to their skin pigmentation problem.

    Many people feel so different and over time it leeds for some patients into a spiral and depression. Children are being victims of mobbing and causes a big concern.

    This disorder of the skin pigmentation can hit at any stage in your life. Even if you had a wound it could be the trigger.

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