Details about Clinical Cases in Disorders of Melanocytes
Clinical Cases in Disorders of Melanocytes PDF free download – The study of pigmentary disorders has attracted a lot of attention in the recent past. The extent of disease and the psychological impact of different pigmentary disorders such as vitiligo, melasma and lichen planus pigmentosus can be severe, more so in people with coloured skin. Social stigma and discrimination too are known and can be devastating for the affected patients. Treatment of various conditions presenting with dyspigmentation remains challenging, and improving the quality of life of patients suffering from such conditions is another important treatment goal. While some diseases are restricted to skin and mucosa only, others are visible manifestations of underlying systemic diseases. Dermatologists and physicians should be able to recognize pigmentary changes related to various systemic diseases in order to provide better and timely care to the patient.