Pathophysiology overview

Mauro Picardo, Alain Taïeb

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Abstract

Core Messages: Vitiligo is a multifactorial disorder and a good angle of attack is still lacking. Different intrinsic, metabolic and functional defects appear to affect melanocytes and other cell types. The stage at which inflammation and autoim-munity are involved remains unclear. The understanding of the role of the melano-cyte stem cells will provide a new insight into the therapeutical approaches.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationVitiligo
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Pages149-152
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9783540693604
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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