Association of other Autoimmune Diseases in Vitiligo Patients

  • ZUM Babar Specialist in Dermatology and Venereology. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka. Shahbag, Dhaka
  • M Alam Associate Professor & Head, Department of Dermatology & Venereology Chittagong Medical College Hospital, Chittagong
  • L Khondker Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Dhaka
  • A Siddiqua Specialist in Dermatology and Venereology. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • MN Alam Specialist in Dermatology and Venereology. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • TI Imdad Junior Consultant, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Jalalabad Ragib Rabeya Medical College Hospital, Sylhet
Keywords: Vitiligo, autoimmune diseases

Abstract

A cross sectional study of thirty eight vitiligo patients attending at the outpatients was conducted. The result revealed generalized presentation in 53.6% cases followed by focal presentation, acro-facial and segmented presentation which were 26.3% cases, 15.8%cases and 5.3% cases. Progressive type was found in majority of cases which were 71.1% cases followed by stable case which was 39.9% cases and positive family history was found in 36.8% cases in our study. Among 38 vitiligo patients highest number of associated autoimmune disease was the thyroid abnormalities of which hypothyroidism was 15.8% and hyperthyroidism was 7.9% cases respectively. Diabetes mellitus was found in 2.6% cases, Addisons disease and SLE were found in 2.6%case each. No autoimmune disease was found in the rest 68.5% cases.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/cbmj.v2i2.16700

Community Based Medical Journal 2013 July: Vol.02 No 02: 57-61

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2013-10-28
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Babar, Z., Alam, M., Khondker, L., Siddiqua, A., Alam, M., & Imdad, T. (2013). Association of other Autoimmune Diseases in Vitiligo Patients. Community Based Medical Journal, 2(2), 57-61. https://doi.org/10.3329/cbmj.v2i2.16700
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