The burden of vitiligo: patient characteristics associated with quality of life.

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Published in J Am Acad Dermatol on July 03, 2009

Authors

May W Linthorst Homan1, Phyllis I Spuls, John de Korte, Jan D Bos, Mirjam A Sprangers, J P Wietze van der Veen

Author Affiliations

1: Netherlands Institute for Pigment Disorders, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. m.w.linthorsthoman@amc.uva.nl

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