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Hypopigmentation




ISBN 9781138505230
Published September 27, 2019 by CRC Press
180 Pages - 96 Color Illustrations

 
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Book Description

There are many disorders of a lack of pigmentation in the skin, with different causations

and effects, of which vitiligo is only the best known; this comprehensive text from international

experts will enable clinicians to diagnose the full range of these conditions and suggest

the most effective management options for their patients.

Contents: Basic concepts of melanocyte biology * Approach to hypopigmentation *

Historical review of vitiligo * Epidemiology and classification of vitiligo * Pathophysiology

of vitiligo * Segmental vitiligo * Childhood versus post-childhood vitiligo * Pharmacological

therapy of vitiligo * Surgical treatment of vitiligo * Phototherapy and lasers in the treatment

of vitiligo * Emerging treatments for vitiligo * Tuberous sclerosis complex * Oculocutaneous

albinism * Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome, Chediak-Chigasi syndrome, and Griscelli

syndrome * Piebaldism * Waardenburg syndrome * Alezzandrini syndrome, Margolis

syndrome, Cross syndrome, and other rare genetic disorders * Mosaic hypopigmentation

* Skin disorders causing post-inflammatory hypopigmentation * Infectious and parasitic

causes of hypopigmentation * Melanoma leukoderma * Halo nevi * Drug-induced hypopigmentation

* Hypopigmentation from chemical and physical agents * Guttate hypomelanosis

and progressive hypomelanosis of the trunk (progressive macular hypomelanosis)

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

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Editor(s)

Biography

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 D. 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