John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


The effects of vitamin E on the skin lipid peroxidation and the clinical improvement in vitiligo patients treated with PUVA Volume 12, numéro 1, January - February 2002

Department of Dermatology, Medical Faculty of Cumhuriyet University, 58140-Sivas, Turkey.
  • Page(s) : 24-6
  • Année de parution : 2002

Vitiligo affects men and women equally and can occur at any age. The etiology of the disease is still unknown [1]. Besides the most popular autoimmune theory, several groups have recently shown the involvement of oxidative stress in the pathophysiology of this disease [2, 3]. The mechanism by which oral psoralens and UV-A radiation (PUVA) stimulate melanocyte proliferation in vitiligo and other hipopigmentary diseases is not known [4]. [...]