Vitiligo pp 99-105 | Cite as

Inflammatory Vitiligo

  • Khaled EzzedineEmail author
  • Julien Seneschal
  • Ratnam Attili
  • Alain Taïeb

Core Messages

  • A particular form of vitiligo reported as ‘infl ammatory vitiligo with raised borders’ has been rarely described, and this condition is associated with lichenoid infi ltrates in the margins of progressing lesions.

  • Histopathological fi ndings in still-pigmented progressing borders of common NSV and SV may show less-intense, but similar features, suggesting that common vitiligo could be considered as a clinically silent chronic infl amma-tory skin disorder.

  • Clinically infl ammatory vitiligo has been sometimes associated with infectious or infl ammatory diseases, and may result in this context from various pathomechanisms.


Atopic Dermatitis Graft Versus Host Disease Mycosis Fungoides Alopecia Areata Lichen Sclerosus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Khaled Ezzedine
    • 1
    Email author
  • Julien Seneschal
    • 2
  • Ratnam Attili
    • 3
  • Alain Taïeb
    • 4
  1. 1.Service de dermatologie, Hôspital St AndréCHU de BordeauxFrance
  2. 2.Service de dermatologieHôpital St AndréCHU de BordeauxFrance
  3. 3.Visakha Institute of Skin and AllergyVisakhapatnamIndia
  4. 4.Service de Dermatologie De Dermatologie PédiatriqueCentre de référence des maladies rares de la Peau Hôpital Saint-AndréBordeauxFrance

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