Topical Tacrolimus Brings Remission of Vitiligo and Halo Nevus in A Boy : A Case Report

Authors

  • Delwar Hossain Department of Dermatology and Venereology University of Science and Technology, Chittagong Chittagong
  • Shirin Fatema Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics University of Science and Technology, Chittagong Chittagong
  • ASM Mostaque Ahmed Department of Pathology Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Chittagong
  • Jaynul Islam Department of Histo and Cytopathology Navy Hospital, Chittagong

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/cmoshmcj.v12i3.16720

Keywords:

Vitiligo, Halo nevus, Topical tacrolimus

Abstract

Development of acquired idiopathic white patch on the skin is called vitiligo and around a nevomelanocytic nevus is called halo nevus. Our patient had a halo nevus in the forehead and vitiligo elsewhere. Complete remission of his vitiligo and halo nevus was achieved with topical tacrolimus ointment without incurring any harm to the patient.

Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Journal Volume 12, Issue 3, September 2013: 70-72

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Published

2013-10-28

How to Cite

Hossain, D., Fatema, S., Ahmed, A. M., & Islam, J. (2013). Topical Tacrolimus Brings Remission of Vitiligo and Halo Nevus in A Boy : A Case Report. Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Journal, 12(3), 70–73. https://doi.org/10.3329/cmoshmcj.v12i3.16720

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