Diagnosing Vitiligo Runs More Than Skin Deep

When treating a patient with vitiligo it can be easy to look at their skin condition and no further. There is work being done to show that more can be done to help the patient not only physically, but mentally as well.

When treating a patient with vitiligo it can be easy to look at their skin condition and no further. There is work being done to show that more can be done to help the patient not only physically, but mentally as well.

Iltefat Hamzavi, MD, FAAD, discussed some of the deeper issues associated with the condition during the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting in San Francisco.