2007
DOI: 10.4103/0378-6323.32708
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Vitiligo: Compendium of clinico-epidemiological features

Abstract: Vitiligo, an autoimmune disorder characterized by localized and/or generalized depigmentation of the skin and/or mucous membranes, is a well-recognized entity. The imperatives of its epidemiology both in rural India and in global reckoning have been highlighted frequently. Its morphology is striking and is characterized by asymptomatic ivory/chalky white macule(s) that may be frequently surrounded by a prominent pigmented border, the 'trichrome vitiligo'. However vitiligo may have morphological variations in t… Show more

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“…16 The low frequency may have occurred due to lack of questioning about the phenomenon. Emotional stress has been mentioned as a triggering factor in other studies, 6,14 but these data are still limited and there is no established evidence in the literature.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
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“…16 The low frequency may have occurred due to lack of questioning about the phenomenon. Emotional stress has been mentioned as a triggering factor in other studies, 6,14 but these data are still limited and there is no established evidence in the literature.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…The universal form corresponds to 50% depigmentation of the skin and/or mucous membranes. 2,6,10 Vitiligo is caused by a pigmentation disorder due to the destruction of melanocytes. However, its etiopathogenesis has not yet been fully understood.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…All students in the selected class received the questionnaire; the questionnaire was developed based on international standards concerning the prevailing myths and misconceptions about vitiligo. (4,5) The opinion of school health doctors was also taken in consideration through piloting 30 questionnaires to assess the administrative and procedural logistics; the questionnaire was self-administered and translated into Arabic. The questionnaires included a section on social-demographic information (age, sex, education of parents).…”
Section: Methodsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…(3) It can affect any age of both sex. (4,5) Vitiligo is an ancient disease as mentioned in the Holy Quran when stating 'Eesa that he cures the born blind and the patient with Baras (vitiligo). (6) Female patients are more self-conscious and embarrassed of the disease than men, with more impairment of their social life, personal relationships, sexual activities and choice of clothing.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…yazdığı "De Medicina" isimli kitaptır. 13 Kuran'da da beyaz cilt anlamına gelen "baras" kelimesi, Hz. İsa'nın tedavi ettiği bir hastalığı açıklamak için kullanılmıştır.…”
Section: Vi̇ti̇li̇gonun Tari̇hçesi̇unclassified