Evaluation of the effect of disease duration in generalized vitiligo on its clinical response to narrowband ultraviolet B phototherapy

Photodermatology, Photoimmunology and Photomedicine, 05/04/2012

Higher grades of response were more prevalent in patients with recent vitiligo than those with long–standing disease, and there was also statistically significant difference in overall response between these two groups of disease duration (P=0.023). The early treatment of generalized vitiligo may enhance the chance of successful repigmentation.

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