For this month’s Vitiligo Research Spotlight, we feature an oral abstract presentation by Janice Nathalie, MD titled, “Health-Related Quality of Life in Pediatric Patients With Vitiligo,” which was originally presented at the Vitiligo International Symposium in December 2021.
Key takeaways from this abstract:
- There is a need for a valid and reliable vitiligo-specific QoL assessment tool for the pediatric population.
- Vitiligo negatively impacts children’s emotional and social functioning.
- A multidisciplinary team approach is crucial in managing pediatric patients with vitiligo.
Additional authors of this study include: Drs. Jaewon Chang, Khaled Ezzedine, and Michelle Rodrigues.
Watch and learn: https://globalvitiligofoundation.org/janice-nathalie-md/