The prevalence of thyroid disease in vitiligo patients: a systematic review
British Journal of Dermatology, 08/08/2012
Evidence Based Medicine
Vrijman C et al. – This review shows an increased prevalence and an increased risk of thyroid disease in vitiligo patients compared to non–vitiligo patients. This risk seems to increase with age. Clinicians should be aware of this increased risk in vitiligo patients and should be attentive on symptoms of thyroid disease.