Vitiligo - v Restore pigments ~ v Destroy pigments ~ vitiligo before UVB phototherapy vitiligo after UVB phototherapy Social Effects v

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Click icon to add  picture Vitiligo By: Jen Wells
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What is vitiligo v  White patches (lesions) due to loss of pigment cells in the skin.  History v Celsus in the late 2nd A.D. v 2200BC during the period of Aushoryan v Ebers Papyrus (1500 B.C) in which two types of pigmentary loss; Vitiligo  and leprosy have been distinguished. v "Atharva Veda"  dating to 1400 B.C
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Causes of Vitiligo v  Genetics v Triggered v Immunity Symptoms of Vitiligo v  White patches v Premature graying
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Patterns of vitiligo
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Unformatted text preview: v Restore pigments ~ v Destroy pigments ~ vitiligo before UVB phototherapy vitiligo after UVB phototherapy Social Effects v Discrimination v Rude comments or staring v Social relationships v Low self- esteem v Inferiority http://nvfi.org/pages/info_vitiligo_basics.php#_1 http://www.vitiligotreatmentoil.com/vitiligo-history.html http://beatpsoriasis.com/vitiligo-pictures.htm http://nvfi.org/pages/vitiligopresentation.pdf Click icon to add picture Thanks to Chris and Danny Questions...
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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2012 for the course SCIK 202 taught by Professor Rowan during the Spring '12 term at New Hampshire.

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Vitiligo - v Restore pigments ~ v Destroy pigments ~ vitiligo before UVB phototherapy vitiligo after UVB phototherapy Social Effects v

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