Simple jQuery Dropdowns
Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://repository.li.mahidol.ac.th/dspace/handle/123456789/19714
Full metadata record
DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorNatta Rajatanavinen_US
dc.contributor.authorSuthida Suwanachoteen_US
dc.contributor.authorSuthinee Kulkollakarnen_US
dc.contributor.otherMahidol Universityen_US
dc.date.accessioned2018-07-12T02:44:27Z-
dc.date.available2018-07-12T02:44:27Z-
dc.date.issued2008-04-01en_US
dc.identifier.citationInternational Journal of Dermatology. Vol.47, No.4 (2008), 402-406en_US
dc.identifier.issn13654632en_US
dc.identifier.issn00119059en_US
dc.identifier.other2-s2.0-41749114757en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?partnerID=HzOxMe3b&scp=41749114757&origin=inwarden_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://repository.li.mahidol.ac.th/dspace/handle/123456789/19714-
dc.description.abstractBackground: Most treatment protocols for vitiligo usually do not result in complete repigmentation. Therefore, cosmetically acceptable camouflage, low cost and easy to handle alternatives are warranted. Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of low-cost self-tanner available in the Thai market in normal subjects with skin types III, IV, and V, and the efficacy for camouflage of 6% dihydroxyacetone (DHA) cream in the treatment of vitiligo on exposed areas of Asian skin. Methods: The study was divided into two parts. Part 1 is a prospective study of 15 healthy volunteers using three different DHA creams which were available in the Thai market with concentrations of 3.5%, 4.2%, and 5%. Part 2 was a retrospective study of 20 patients suffering from vitiligo affecting the face and/or hands and feet who were treated with 6% DHA. The data were collected through direct examination, telephone interview, face-to-face interview, and photographs. Results: In healthy volunteers, we found that color matching was achieved by using a higher concentration of DHA in darker-skin subjects. Most of the vitiligo patients (88.9%) reported moderate to marked satisfaction with the cosmetic results of 6% DHA cream. Conclusion: Dihydroxyacetone offers a safe and effective therapeutic option for recalcitrant vitiligo. Dark-skin subjects need a higher concentration of DHA cream than lighter-skin subjects. © 2008 The International Society of Dermatology.en_US
dc.rightsMahidol Universityen_US
dc.source.urihttps://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?partnerID=HzOxMe3b&scp=41749114757&origin=inwarden_US
dc.subjectMedicineen_US
dc.titleDihydroxyacetone: A safe camouflaging option in vitiligoen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.rights.holderSCOPUSen_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1111/j.1365-4632.2008.03356.xen_US
Appears in Collections:Scopus 2006-2010

Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.