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Vitiligo pp 387-391 | Cite as

Empirical, Traditional, and Alternative Treatments

  • Mauro Picardo
  • Alain Taïeb

Abstract

Trials have tested the use of alternative natural health products for the treatment of the vitiligo. Some prospective controlled, double-blind, and randomized studies have been performed. Traditional Chinese products and plant-derived photosensitizing agents have been proposed, and they are the most tested products.

Keywords

Vitiligo Patient Melanocyte Proliferation Segmental Vitiligo Intracellular Signal Transduction Mechanism Decrease PGE2 Level 
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  • Mauro Picardo
    • Alain Taïeb

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