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Comprehensive Textbook on Vitiligo




ISBN 9781138063594
Published September 17, 2020 by CRC Press
316 Pages 135 Color & 26 B/W Illustrations

 
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Book Description

Vitiligo is a disorder having a significant impact in dark-skinned individuals. Along with the historical, cultural, and psychological aspects of the disease the multifactorial pathogenesis of this disorder is discussed in detail with special emphasis on the newer hypotheses proposed in the causation. Descriptions of the clinical aspects of the disease are supplemented with clinical photographs covering the latest therapeutic and surgical treatment options. Nonconventional treatments such as cosmetic camouflage and tattooing are also discussed. Topics of controversy such as the role of diet, patient selection for surgery, and so on, are covered in depth.

Key Features

  • Discusses the recent advances in treatment
  • Evidence-based approach
  • Quality of life and psychological aspects covered
  • Nonconventional treatment options included with practical tips on vitiligo surgery
  • Controversial topics covered

Table of Contents

SECTION I: THE BASICS OF VITILIGO

Ch 1 History and Cultural Aspects of Vitiligo

George Millington

Ch 2 Definition, Epidemiology and Prevalence

Ishmeet Kaur and Archana Singal

Ch 3 Vitiligo: An Indian Scenario

Sunil K. Gupta and Sandeep Kaur

Ch 4 Basic Science

Neha Kumar and S.N. Bhattacharya

Ch 5 Etiopathogenesis

Dario Didona, Biagio Didona, Giovanni Paolino, and Raffaele Dante Caposiena Caro

SECTION II: CLINICAL PROFILE OF VITILIGO

Ch 6 Classification of Vitiligo

Vineet Relhan and Rubina Jassi

Ch 7 Vitiligo Vulgaris

Huma Jaffar and Aditi Manu Sobti

Ch 8 Segmental Vitiligo

Pooja Agarwal

Ch 9 Acrofacial Vitiligo

Rajesh Kumar and Neetu Bhari

Ch 10 Mucosal Vitiligo

A.S. Savitha, B.M. Shashikumar, and Reddy R. Raghunatha Reddy

Ch 11 Leukotrichia in Vitiligo

M. Ramesha Bhat and Jyothi Jayaraman

Ch 12 Other Subtypes and Variants of Vitiligo

Sam Shiyao Yang and Emily Yiping Gan

Ch 13 Vitiligo and Associated Comorbidities

Vibhu Mehndiratta and Anuja Yadav

Ch 14 Repigmentation of Vitiligo

B.B. Mahajan and Richa Nagpal

Ch 15 Special Groups

Ch 15.1 Vitiligo and Pregnancy

Chander Grover and Prachi Desai

Ch 15.2 Pediatric Vitiligo

Sandipan Dhar and Sahana M. Srinivas

Ch 15.3 Vitiligo and Immunodeficiency

Chander Grover and Prachi Desai

Ch 15.4 Vitiligo Onset in Late Age

Chander Grover and Prachi Desai

SECTION III: DIAGNOSIS AND ASSESSMENT OF VITILIGO

Ch 16 Differential Diagnosis

Hemant Kumar Kar and Gunjan Verma

Ch 17 Noninvasive Tests

Hemant Kumar Kar and Gunjan Verma

Ch 18 Invasive Tests

Hemant Kumar Kar and Gunjan Verma

Ch 19 Assessment of the Disease

Sneha Ghunawat

Ch 20 Quality of Life Measures and Psychological Aspects in Vitiligo (Counseling and Support Groups

Rashmi Sarkar and Shilpa Garg

SECTION IV: TOPICAL TREATMENT FOR VITILIGO

Ch 21 Topical Corticosteroids

Deepika Pandhi and Vandana Kataria

Ch 22 Topical Calcineurin Inhibitors

Iffat Hassan and Safia Bashir

Ch 23 Topical Vitamin D Analogs

Mualla Polat and Özge Uzun

Ch 24 Newer Agents for Topical Treatment

Devinder Mohan Thappa and Malathi Munisamy

Ch 25 Cosmetic Camouflage in Vitiligo

Feroze Kaliyadan, Karalikkattil T. Ashique, and Ambika Kumar

SECTION V: SYSTEMIC TREATMENT FOR VITILIGO

Ch 26 Oral Corticosteroids

Sanjeev Handa and Manju Daroach

Ch 27 Other Immunosuppressive Agents in Vitiligo

Sanjeev Handa and Manju Daroach

Ch 28 Role of Antioxidants in Vitiligo

Mehmet Yildirim, Selma Korkmaz, and İjlal Erturan

Ch 29 Newer Agents in Systemic Treatment

Rachita Dhurat and Shilpi Agarwal

SECTION VI: PHOTOTHERAPY AND LASERS

Ch 30 UVA Therapy in Vitiligo

Surabhi Dayal and Priyadarshini Sahu

Ch 31 UVB Therapy in Vitiligo

Surabhi Dayal and Priyadarshini Sahu

Ch 32 Targeted Phototherapy

Christopher Tzermias

Ch 33 Lasers in Vitiligo

Manjunath Shenoy, Ganesh S. Pai, and Anusha H. Pai

SECTION VII: OTHER THERAPIES FOR VITILIGO

Ch 34 Alternative Medicine in Vitiligo Including Home Remedies

Bela J. Shah

Ch 35 Depigmenting Agents

Rashmi Kumari

SECTION VIII: SURGICAL TREATMENT OF VITILIGO

Ch 36 Patient Evaluation and Expectation Assessment

Venkataram Mysore, Madhulika Mhatre, and Revanta Saha

Ch 37 Tissue Grafting Techniques

Ch 37.1 Minigrafting

Koushik Lahiri

Ch 37.2 Ultrathin Skin Grafting

Imran Majid and Tasleem Arif

Ch 37.3 Suction Blister Grafting

Somesh Gupta and Sanjay Singh

Ch 37.4 The Epidermal Harvesting System (CelluTome™) for Stable Vitiligo Surgery

Debdeep Mitra

Ch 37.5 Flip-Top Technique And Smash Grafting

Vineet Relhan and Sudhanshu Sharma

Ch 37.6 Hair Follicle Transplant

Kavish Chauhan

Ch 37.7 Jodhpur Technique

Dilip Kachhawa

Ch 38 Cellular Grafting Techniques

Ch 38.1 Non-Cultured Epidermal Cell Suspension

Thurakkal Salim

Ch 38.2 Cultured Melanocyte Grafting

Ravinder Kumar, Seema Rani, Naveed Pervaiz, and Davinder Parsad

Ch 39 Management of Difficult Vitiligo (Acral, Genital, Lips, Palms and Soles)

Sanjeev Gupta and Swetalina Pradhan

Ch 40 Microneedling in Vitiligo

Vijay Zawar and Gayatri Karad

Ch 41 PRP in Vitiligo

Rajesh Kumar and Neetu Bhari

Ch 42 Dermabrasion in Vitiligo

B.B. Mahajan, Shweta, and Shashank Tyagi

Ch 43 Tattooing in Vitiligo

Gurvinder P. Thami

SECTION IX: MISCELLANEOUS

Ch 44 Role of Diet in Vitiligo

Rachita Misri and Khushbu Mahajan

Ch 45 Myths in Vitiligo

Sneha Ghunawat and Neha Dubey

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Editor(s)

Biography

Editor in Chief: Vineet Relhan, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India

Editor: Vijay Kumar Garg, MD, Senior Professor and Head, Department of Dermatology, Santosh Medical College, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

Editor: Sneha Ghunawat, MD, Consultant Dermatologist, Columbia Asia Hospital and Meraki Skin Clinic, Gurugram, India

Editor: Khushbu Mahajan, MD, Consultant Dermatologist, Kubba Skin Clinic and Mahajan Skin Centre, Delhi, India