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Hypopigmentation

1st Edition

Edited by Electra Nicolaidou, Clio Dessinioti, Andreas Katsambas

CRC Press

160 pages | 96 Color Illus.

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Description

Vitiligo is the best known disorder internationally of a lack of pigmentation in the skin, but there are many others, with different causations and effects; this comprehensive text from international experts will enable clinicians to diagnose these conditions and siuggest the most effective management options for their patients.

Table of Contents

  1. Basic concepts of melanocyte biology

    Mauro Picardo and Daniela Kovacs

  2. The diagnostic approach to hypopigmentation

    Clio Dessinioti and Andreas Katsambas

  3. Historical review of vitiligo

    Maja Kovacevic, Nika Franceschi, Mirna Situm, Andy Goren, Andrija Stanimirovic, Yan Valle, and Torello Lotti

  4. Epidemiology and classification of vitiligo

    Serena Gianfaldoni and Torello Lotti

  5. Pathophysiology of vitiligo

    Alexandra Miniati

  6. Segmental vitiligo

    Christina Bergqvist and Khaled Ezzedine

  7. Childhood versus Post-childhood vitiligo

    Electra Nicolaidou and Styliani Mastraftsi

  8. Pharmacological treatment of vitiligo

    Ivana Binić and Andrija Stanimirović

  9. Surgical treatment of vitiligo

    Muhammed Razmi T, TP Afra, and Davinder Parsad

  10. Phototherapy and lasers in the treatment of vitiligo

    Victoria Eleftheriadou

  11. Emerging treatments for vitiligo

    Angelo Massimiliano D’Erme and Giovanni Bagnoni

  12. Tuberous sclerosis complex

    Vesna Pljakoska, Katerina Damevska, and Natasa Teovska Mitrevska

  13. Oculocutaneous albinism

    Mira Kadurina, Anastasiya A Chokoeva, and Torello Lotti

  14. Hermansky Pudlak syndrome, Chediak-Chigasi syndrome, and Griscelli syndrome

    Vesna Pljakoska, Silvija Duma, and Andrej Petrov

  15. Piebaldism

    Jovan Lalošević and Miloš Nikolić

  16. Waardenburg syndrome

    Carmen Maria Salavastru, Stefana Cretu, and George Sorin Tiplica

  17. Alezzandrini syndrome, Margolis syndrome, Cross syndrome, and other rare genetic disorders

    Athanasios I. Pavlidis and Andreas D. Katsambas

  18. Mosaic hypopigmentation

    Irene Latour-Álvarez and Antonio Torrelo

  19. Skin disorders causing Post-inflammatory Hypopigmentation

    Polytimi Sidiropoulou, Sgouros Dimitrios, and Dimitris Rigopoulos

  20. Infectious and parasitic causes of hypopigmentation

    Serena Gianfaldoni, Aleksandra Vojvodic, Nooshin Bagherani, Bruce R. Smoller, Balachandra Ankad, Leon Gilad, Arieh Ingber, Fabrizio Guarneri, Uwe Wollina, and Torello Lotti

  21. Melanoma leukoderma

    Alexander Stratigos, Polytimi Sidiropoulou, and Dorothea Polydorou

  22. Halo nevi

    Christina Stefanaki

  23. Drug-induced hypopigmentation

    Katerina Damevska, Suzana Nikolovska, Razvigor Darlenski, Ljubica Suturkova, and Torello Lotti

  24. Hypopigmentation from chemical and physical agents

    Katerina Damevska, Igor Peev, Ranthilaka R. Ranawaka, and Viktor Simeonovski

  25. Guttate hypomelanosis and progressive hypomelanosis of the trunk (progressive macular hypomelanosis)

    Alexander Katoulis and Efthymia Soura

About the Editors

Electra Nicolaidou, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Dermatology and Venereology, 1st Department of Dermatology and Venereology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School, and "Andreas Sygros" Hospital for Skin and Venereal Disease, Athens, Greece

Clio Dessinioti, MD, Msc, PhD Clinical Fellow, 1st Department of Dermatology and Venereology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School, and "Andreas Sygros" Hospital for Skin and Venereal Disease, Athens, Greece

Andreas Katsambas, MD, PhD Emeritus Professor of Dermatology and Venereology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School, and Head, Dermatology Clinic, Hygeia Hospital, Athens, Greece.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED017000
MEDICAL / Dermatology
MED085030
MEDICAL / Surgery / Plastic & Cosmetic