Chinese Journal of Dermatology ›› 2022, Vol. 55 ›› Issue (3): 268-271.doi: 10.35541/cjd.20200349

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Role of dermoscopy in assessing vitiligo activity

Fu Chao1,2, Wu Jiaona1,2, Lang Wenchao3, Gao Fei2, Niu Guiye2, Bian Peiwen2, Gao Minhong2, Si Xiaoqing2, Xin Linlin2   

  1. 1Shandong First Medical University, Jinan 250000, China; 2Department of Dermatology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Shandong First Medical University, Jinan 250014, China; 3Weifang Medical University, Weifang 261000, Shandong, China
  • Received:2020-04-13 Revised:2021-01-18 Online:2022-03-15 Published:2022-03-03
  • Contact: Xin Linlin
  • Supported by:
    Shandong Science and Technology Development Program(jk35)

Abstract: 【Abstract】 With in-depth research and development of dermoscopy, the dermoscopic features including perifollicular pigments, perilesional pigments, pigment network structure, satellite phenomenon and “tapioca sago” appearance, micro-Koebner phenomenon and comet tail-like phenomenon have provided a basis for the evaluation of vitiligo activity. This review summarizes progress in evaluating vitiligo activity with dermoscopy in recent years, aiming to promote the application of dermoscopy in the assessment of vitiligo activity.

Key words: Vitiligo, Dermoscopy, Severity of illness index