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European Journal of Dermatology


Segmental vitiligo treated by fire needle therapy: a case series Volume 28, numéro 1, January-February 2018


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Dermatology Hospital of Southern Medical University,
Dermatology Hospital of Guangdong province,
2 Lujing Road, Yuexiu district,
510095 Guangzhou, China

Segmental vitiligo is characterized by unilateral distribution, early onset, and poor response to conventional treatments. Treatment often requires expensive equipment and personnel with specialized technical training, both of which are lacking in remote and less developed areas. Recently, we attempted the use of fire needle therapy for the treatment of segmental vitiligo.Five patients with segmental vitiligo were enrolled. All procedures were approved by the ethics committee of the local medical [...]