Vitiligo treatment algorithm



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The treatment strategy ofpatients with vitiligo, including the identification of motivation for long-term treatment and informing patients to avoid false expectations as causes of dissatisfaction and early termination of the therapeutic course are described. The algorithm for the treatment of vitiligo consists of five successive stages. Each of them is sequentially applied with no previous treatment regimens efficiency or its maximum possible effect achievement. The use of the described treatment algorithm allows us to achieve in 70-80% of cases a marked repigmentation of vitiligo and to ensure long-term and often life-long remission of the disease.

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Konstantin M. Lomonosov

I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University

Email: lamdinic@yandex.ru
MD, PhD, DSc, prof. Department of skin venereal diseases of medical faculty I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation

L. G Gereykhanova

I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University

Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation

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