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Vitiligo pp 421-427 | Cite as

Camouflage

  • Alida DePase
  • Thomas JouaryEmail author
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Abstract

It is only recently that camouflage has been recognised as being a medical intervention, when there are no other satisfactory options to really help the patient. Non permanent techniques such as self tanners should be usually preferred. The Koebner’s phenomenon can be observed in areas where an adherent camouflage needs an intense frictional washing to pull it off. Cosmetic tattoo may be suitable for depigmented lips, especially in black people, and for depigmented nipples.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Associazione Ricerca Informazione per la Vitiligine (ARIV)Cernusco LombardoneItaly
  2. 2.Service de DermatologieHôpital Saint André, CHU de BordeauxBordeauxFrance

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