Published Research

The box below contains a curated list of vitiligo research publications.

For a more complete listing of vitiligo reseach please see the tabs at the bottom of this page.

General

Published Research

Vitiligo is not a cosmetic disease.
Ezzedine K, Sheth V, Rodrigues M, Eleftheriadou V, Harris JE, Hamzavi IH, Pandya AG; Vitiligo Working Group.J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015 Nov;73(5):883-5.

Current and emerging treatments for vitiligo.
Rodrigues M, Ezzedine K, Hamzavi I, Pandya AG, Harris JE; Vitiligo Working Group.J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 Jul;77(1):17-29.

New discoveries in the pathogenesis and classification of vitiligo.
Rodrigues M, Ezzedine K, Hamzavi I, Pandya AG, Harris JE; Vitiligo Working Group.J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 Jul;77(1):1-13.

Quality of Life, Burden of Disease, Co-morbidities, and Systemic Effects in Vitiligo Patients. 
Elbuluk N, Ezzedine K. Dermatol Clin. 2017;35(2):117-128. doi:10.1016/j.det.2016.11.002

Impact of Vitiligo on Quality of Life. Impacto del vitíligo en la calidad de vida.
Morales-Sánchez MA, Vargas-Salinas M, Peralta-Pedrero ML, Olguín-García MG, Jurado-Santa Cruz F. <Actas Dermosifiliogr. 2017;108(7):637-642. doi:10.1016/j.ad.2017.03.007

Study on Assessment of Quality of Life and Depression in Patients of Vitiligo. Kota RS, Vora RV, Varma JR, Kota SK, Patel TM, Ganjiwale J. Indian Dermatol Online J. 2019;10(2):153-157. doi:10.4103/idoj.IDOJ_14_18

Evaluation of the Dermatological Life Quality Index, sexual dysfunction and other psychiatric diseases in patients diagnosed with vitiligo with and without genital involvement Yucel D, Sener S, Turkmen D, Altunisik N, Sarac G, Cumurcu HB. [published online ahead of print, 2020 Nov 15]. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2020;10.1111/ced.14511. doi:10.1111/ced.14511

Factors affecting quality of life in patients with vitiligo: a nationwide study.
Bae JM, Lee SC, Kim TH, et al. Br J Dermatol. 2018;178(1):238-244. doi:10.1111/bjd.15560

Child/Children

Published Research

Health-related quality of life in pediatric patients with vitiligo: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Nathalie J, Chang J, Ezzedine K, Rodrigues M.J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2021 May 20.

Childhood Vitiligo.
Nicolaidou E, Mastraftsi S, Tzanetakou V, Rigopoulos D. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2019;20(4):515-526. doi:10.1007/s40257-019-00430-0

A Practical Approach to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Vitiligo in Children.
Ezzedine K, Silverberg N. Pediatrics. 2016;138(1):e20154126. doi:10.1542/peds.2015-4126

  1. Quality of Life, Burden of Disease, Co-morbidities, and Systemic Effects in Vitiligo Patients. 
    Elbuluk N, Ezzedine K. Dermatol Clin. 2017;35(2):117-128. doi:10.1016/j.det.2016.11.002
  2. Impact of Vitiligo on Quality of Life. Impacto del vitíligo en la calidad de vida.
    Morales-Sánchez MA, Vargas-Salinas M, Peralta-Pedrero ML, Olguín-García MG, Jurado-Santa Cruz F. Actas Dermosifiliogr. 2017;108(7):637-642. doi:10.1016/j.ad.2017.03.007
  3. Study on Assessment of Quality of Life and Depression in Patients of Vitiligo.
    Kota RS, Vora RV, Varma JR, Kota SK, Patel TM, Ganjiwale J.  Indian Dermatol Online J. 2019;10(2):153-157. doi:10.4103/idoj.IDOJ_14_18
  4. Evaluation of the Dermatological Life Quality Index, sexual dysfunction and other psychiatric diseases in patients diagnosed with vitiligo with and without genital involvement
    Yucel D, Sener S, Turkmen D, Altunisik N, Sarac G, Cumurcu HB. [published online ahead of print, 2020 Nov 15]. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2020;10.1111/ced.14511. doi:10.1111/ced.14511
  5. Factors affecting quality of life in patients with vitiligo: a nationwide study.
    Bae JM, Lee SC, Kim TH, et al.  Br J Dermatol. 2018;178(1):238-244. doi:10.1111/bjd.15560

Handbook of Vitiligo: Basic Science and Clinical Management

By: Iltefat H Hamzavi (Editor), Bassel H Mahmoud (Editor), Prescilia N Isedeh (Editor)
Hardcover: 202 pages
Publisher: JP Medical Publishers, 2016
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1907816968
ISBN-13: 978-1907816963

Vitiligo 2010 Edition

By: Mauro Picardo (Editor), Alain Taïeb (Editor)
Hardcover: 483 pages
Publisher: Springer; 2010 edition (January 29, 2010)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 3540693602
ISBN-13: 978-3540693604

Afamelanotide and Narrowband UV-B Phototherapy for the Treatment of Vitiligo
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25230094

Antioxidants and narrow band-UVB in the treatment of vitiligo: a double-blind placebo controlled trial
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17953631

Oral dexamethasone pulse treatment for vitiligo
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11312430

Comorbid autoimmune diseases in patients with vitiligo: A cross-sectional study
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26518171

The prevalence of thyroid disease in patients with vitiligo: a systematic review
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22860695

Autoimmune thyroid disease in vitiligo: multivariate analysis indicates intricate pathomechanisms
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23253044

Increased expression of CXCR3 and its ligands in vitiligo patients and CXCL10 as a potential clinical marker for vitiligo
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26801009

Mutant HSP70 reverses autoimmune depigmentation in vitiligo
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23447019

Cellular stress and innate inflammation in organ-specific autoimmunity: lessons learned from vitiligo
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26683142

CXCL10 is critical for the progression and maintenance of depigmentation in a mouse model of vitiligo
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24523323

Variant of TYR and autoimmunity susceptibility loci in generalized vitiligo
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20410501

Confetti-like depigmentation: A potential sign of rapidly progressing vitiligo
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26054430

An objective method for the assessment of vitiligo treatment
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18353149

Development and validation of a vitiligo-specific quality-of-life instrument (VitiQoL)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22365883

Melanocyte-keratinocyte transplantation procedure in the treatment of vitiligo: the experience of an academic medical center in the United States
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21864935

Guidelines for designing and reporting clinical trials in vitiligo
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21844427

Developing core outcome set for vitiligo clinical trials: international e-Delphi consensus
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25645179

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