Evaluation, assessment and scoring

Alain Taïeb, Mauro Picardo

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Abstract

Core Messages: When visiting a patient for the fi rst time, it is necessary to take enough time in order to include a comprehensive clinical evaluation. Therefore, a checklist of assessment items is useful to get a comprehensive individual image of the patient and his/her disease. The VETF scoring system combines analysis of extent, stage of disease (staging), and disease progression (spreading). Wood's lamp is useful for a combined assessment of staging and spreading in the same selected area. Subjective items,which impact the quality of life are also important to take into account for management purposes.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationVitiligo
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Pages127-134
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9783540693604
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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