Role of suction blistering in treatment of patients with stable vitiligo

Document Type : Original Article


Department , of Dermatology, Venereology and Andrology , Faculty of Medicine- , Sohag University


Introduction:Vitiligo is a common depigmenting disorder, characterized by milky white macules due to absence of functional melanocytes in the affected area.  Vitiligo is the most prevalent pigmentary disorder with an incidence rate between 0.1-2% showing multifactorial etiology and polygenic inheritance.
Aim of the work:To study the efficacy and side effects of suction blister in treatment of patients with stable vitiligo.
Patients and Methods:Ten patients with stable vitiligo attending dermatological outpatient clinic at Sohag university hospital were treated with suction blistertechnique.
Results:Suction blistering is an easy and effective technique in treating stable vitiligo.
Role of suction blistering in treatment of patients with stable vitiligo


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