Whitish Patches

  • Gulsen Akoglu


  • Wood light examination is a simple initial step to differentiate a variety of skin disorders including pigmentary disorders, bacterial and fungal cutaneous infections, as well as porphyria

  • Marginal inflammatory vitiligo (MIV) is a rare subset of vitiligo characterized by depigmented patches surrounded by a raised, erythematous border, usually associated with pruritus

  • The most commonly used drugs administered for children and adolescents with vitiligo are topical tacrolimus alone or combined with moderate to high potent topical corticosteroids, pimecrolimus, corticosteroids, and calcipotriol


Wood light examination Marginal inflammatory vitiligo Topical tacrolimus Calcipotriol 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gulsen Akoglu
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  1. 1.Gulhane Training and Research Hospital, Dermatology and Venereology ClinicUniversity of Health SciencesAnkaraTurkey

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