Vitiligo pp 469-479 | Cite as

Beyond Guidelines

  • Tag S. Anbar
  • Rehab A. Hegazy
  • Amira A. Eid


The therapeutic plan must start from the shared decision of patient and medical doctor, taking into account that repigmentation, depigmentation, camouflage, or a combinatory approach should depend on localization, extent, and duration of the lesions. In repigmentation option, the available melanocytes useful for migration have to be evaluated, as well as in depigmentation or camouflage ones. An algorithm will support the physician in the modulation of the therapeutic plan.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tag S. Anbar
    • 1
  • Rehab A. Hegazy
    • 2
  • Amira A. Eid
    • 3
  1. 1.(in memory) Department of Dermatology and Andrology, Faculty of MedicineAl Minya UniversityAl MinyaEgypt
  2. 2.Department of Dermatology, Faculty of MedicineCairo UniversityCairoEgypt
  3. 3.Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Andrology, Faculty of MedicineAlexandria UniversityAlexandriaEgypt

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