Systematic reviews on vitiligo
March 2021: This resource is now archived and no longer being updated.
We recommend the Epistemonikos database as a comprehensive, searchable database of systematic reviews.
This page is a mapping by topic of systematic reviews on vitiligo, based on searches of PubMed and other sources. Links are given to the PubMed abstract, or the original publication if not in PubMed.
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Epidemiology and aetiology
Aetiology & risk factors
Diagnosis & evaluation
Disease impact & treatment cost-effectiveness
Topical calcineurin inhibitors
Topical vitamin D analogues
Topical pseudocatalase/dismutase superoxide
Topical Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitors
Note: Other topical treatments used in combination therapies are included under "Phototherapy"
Oral ginkgo biloba
Oral antioxidants—vitamin E, Polypodium, L-phenylalanine, vitamin B12, folic acid & zinc sulphate
Note: Other oral treatments used in combination therapies are included under "Phototherapy"
Phototherapy (including combination therapies)
Phototherapy - sunlight
Phototherapy - broadband UVB
Phototherapy - narrowband UVB
Phototherapy - monochromatic excimer lamp (UVB)
Phototherapy - lasers
Phototherapy – UVA
Phototherapy – topical PUVA (psoralen plus UVA)
Phototherapy – oral PUVA (psoralen plus UVA) & PUVAsol
Phototherapy - topical khellin plus UVA
Cultured cellular transplantation
Non-cultured cellular transplantation
Laser ablation — Er-YAG & fractional CO2 lasers
Psychological & educational
Chinese herbal medicine
Complementary & alternative therapies and dietary