Are vitiligo treatments cost-effective? A systematic review

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Abstract

Vitiligo is characterised by well demarcated, cutaneous, macular depigmentation, with worldwide prevalence estimated to be between 0.2-1.8% [1]. Vitiligo treatments aim to encourage re-pigmentation and include topical corticosteroids, calcineurin inhibitors and NB-UVB phototherapy. Camouflage can also be prescribed to help mask the appearance of vitiligo, although this is frequently only prescribed for the face.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e57–e58
JournalBritish Journal of Dermatology
Volume178
Issue number1
Early online date29 Dec 2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2018

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