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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 101-103

A clinico-epidemiological study on childhood vitiligo


Department of Dermatologist, Punjab Health Systems Corporation, Mohali, Punjab, India

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Neerja Puri
House No. 626, Phase II, Urban Estate, Dugri Road, Ludhiana, Punjab
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2319-7250.179410

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Introduction: Vitiligo is a disorder of melanocytes which may have a significant effect on the psyche of a patient. Aims: To study the clinical profile of the patients with childhood vitiligo and see the association of vitiligo with other autoimmune diseases. Methods: A randomized controlled prospective study was done of thirty patients of childhood vitiligo aged below14 years of age. Results: Vitiligo vulgaris was the most common type of vitiligo seen in 50% children followed by focal and segmental vitiligo in 20% each followed by acrofacial vitiligo in 10% children.


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