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European Journal of Dermatology


Melanocyte transplantation for the treatment of vitiligo: effects of different surgical techniques Volume 13, numéro 1, January - February 2003

Medical School, University of Campinas, UNICAMP, Rua Um, 230 Recreio dos Cafezais CEP 13278-300 Valinhos, PO Box: 128, São Paulo, Brasil
  • Page(s) : 34-9
  • Année de parution : 2003

There have been reports of various surgical proposals involving melanocyte autografts for the treatment of vitiligo [1-5] that include grafting, suction blister grafting, ultra thin Thiersch grafts or minigrafts. Recent advances in melanocyte culture have made autologous transplantation of these cells possible. Olsson et al. [6] cultivated melanocytes from the donor site removed by shaving and successfully implanted on the dermabraded [...]