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Vitiligo is a skin condition characterized by white patches on the skin.
At 24 weeks, 3.1% of those receiving vehicle had 50% facial vitiligo resolution (P less than .0001, compared with vehicle for both doses).
Young women who are suffering from vitiligo have more social and psychological problems since they think nobody will marry them.
Clinical characteristics of segmental vitiligo have never been described in Pakistani population.
The study met its primary endpoint, demonstrating that significantly more patients treated with ruxolitinib cream for 24 weeks achieved a >=50% improvement from baseline in the facial vitiligo area severity index (F-VASI50) score compared to patients treated with a vehicle control (non-medicated cream).
Vitiligo can involve every part of the skin but usually it appears in the exposed areas, and many patients cover their vitiligo.
Harlow was the first model with vitiligo to walk in the much-celebrated Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.
There are two types of vitiligo: Segmental and non-segmental vitiligo.
Gowan926 said: "So impressed with this photo I'm sure others like myself with vitiligo are proud you are showing this young man with a great future ahead of him."
Different treatment methods are in hand with different efficacy such as phototherapy (particularly narrow-band UVB), topical corticosteroids, topical calcineurin inhibitors, and surgery.5 Treatment associated complications and recalcitrant lesions are among the most important limitations of the current used medication for vitiligo. So, searching for new treatments is always required.8,9
To the Editor: Vitiligo is an acquired chronic depigmentation disorder of the skin resulting from selective destruction of melanocytes.[1] Although it is not a life-threatening disease, it may lead to disfigurement and is associated with many other autoimmune diseases.