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Year : 1994  |  Volume : 39  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 22-25

Effect of an indigenous herbal combination on the melanin pigmentation activity in vitiligo patients.

Department of Biochemistry, MLN Medical College, Allahabad

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NR Yadav
Department of Biochemistry, MLN Medical College, Allahabad

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ABSTRACT: Ninteen of the twenty three vitiligo patients showed 30 to 95 percent skin repigmentation during forty eight weeks herbal therapy period when examined irrespective of different hypotheses concerning the pathogenesis of the skin depigmentation including vitiligo. More than 50 percent of the vitiligo patients under the trial depicted a speedy and well marked skin repigmentation ranging from 45 to 95 percent by the herbal drugs under examination. Whereas one patient showed a hundred percent recovery of the disorder. No severe neuropathy, ulcerative stomatitis, allergic reaction or any toxic side effect was noticed by the use of herbal combination under the study in any of the vitiligo patients during or at the completion of the herbal treatment.

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