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Management of patients with vitiligo

Management of patients with vitiligo



Time to Complete

1 hour


November 3, 2014


November 3, 2014

Programme Description

This article by Dr Viktoria Eleftheriadou highlights the classification, epidemiology and aetiology of vitiligo and provides an overview of the treatment options. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include how to assess the extent of vitiligo, opical treatments, phototherapy and tissue grafts, camouflage techniques and the importance of psychological support for patients.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Diagnose and manage the various types of vitiligo
  • Faculty

    Activity author
    Dr Viktoria Eleftheriadou
    Postdoctoral clinician scientist with an interest in vitiligo
    Centre of Evidence-Based Dermatology
    University of Nottingham
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Haymarket Medical Education
    United Kingdom


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