Vitiligo is a chronic depigmenting disorder of multifactorial etiology affecting 0.5% to 1% of the population. The white macules characteristic of vitiligo have been shown to have a profound impact on quality of life (QOL) in affected individuals.1,2 The goal of this cross-sectional study was to determine the location(s) of vitiligo lesions that has the greatest effect on QOL.
Florez-Pollack S, Jia G, Zapata L, Rodgers C, Hernandez K, Hynan LS, Pandya AG. Association of Quality of Life and Location of Lesions in Patients With Vitiligo. JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):341-342. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4670