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Edited by Tae-Heung Kim

White-Line Skin Clinic & Research Center

Depigmentation, lightening of the skin and mucosa, can be caused by local or systemic conditions, and there may be partial or complete loss of pigment. Although depigmented patches may not matter in Caucasians, it is very serious for pigmented skin.Depigmentation can also be a therapeutic goal for cosmetic treatment. Many vitiligo patients who received depigmentation treatment experienced paradoxical jealousy because of their clean white skin. To improve facial blemishes, many people spend their money on laser, chemical peel, and cosmetic treatments. In this book, we focus on two opposite sides of depigmentation: diseases of depigmentation and therapeutic depigmentation presented by global experts.

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DepigmentationEdited by Tae-Heung Kim

Published: December 18th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.73943

ISBN: 978-1-83880-321-6

Print ISBN: 978-1-83880-082-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-322-3

Copyright year: 2019

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1. Introductory Chapter: Depigmentation

By Tae-Heung Kim


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2. Lasers in the Treatment of Vitiligo

By Isil Kamberoglu Turan


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3. Histopathology and Molecular Pathology of Vitiligo

By Amit Kumar Yadav


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4. Depigmentation’s Disorders of the Vulva, Clinical Management

By Panagiotis Tsikouras, Xanthoula Anthoulaki, Theodora Deftereou, Anastasia Bothou, Anna Chalkidou, Fotis Gasparos, Georgia Saradi, Dimitrios Tzeferakos, Elefterios Chatzimichael, Georgios Iatrakis, Stefanos Zervoudis and Georgios Galazios


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5. Depigmentation Therapies in Vitiligo

By Sanjeev Mulekar, Madhulika Mhatre and Swapnil Mulekar


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6. On the Intricacies of Facial Hyperpigmentation and the Use of Herbal Ingredients as a Boon for Its Treatment: Cosmeceutical Significance, Current Challenges and Future Perspectives

By Naima Parveen, Ayesha S. Ali and Sharique A. Ali


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