Vitiligo (cont.)

Where can people find more information about vitiligo?

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)

Information Clearinghouse
National Institutes of Health

1 AMS Circle
Bethesda, MD 20892-3675
Phone: 301-495-4484
Toll Free: 877-22-NIAMS (226-4267)
TTY: 301-565-2966
Fax: 301-718-6366
Email: NIAMSinfo@mail.nih.gov
Web site: http://www.niams.nih.gov

Other Resources

American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)

Web site: http://www.aad.org

American Vitiligo Research Foundation

Web site: http://www.avrf.org

National Vitiligo Foundation, Inc. (NVF)

Web site: http://www.nvfi.org

Vitiligo Support International

Web site: http://www.vitiligosupport.org

Medically reviewed by Norman Levine, MD; American Board of Dermatology

SOURCE:

National Institutes of Health, Department of Health & Human Services, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. Last updated: 8/1/2010


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/14/2014

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