New cell therapy effective in treating certain forms of vitiligo, study shows

September 30, 2008

Pamplona, Spain - A new technique in cell therapy is effective in treating chronic, localized and stable forms of vitiligo, according to Basque Research.

Pamplona, Spain

- A new technique in cell therapy is effective in treating chronic, localized and stable forms of vitiligo, according to Basque Research.

Researchers say the procedure involves transplanting epidermal cells from a pigmented area to areas on the patient that are depigmented. The team says overall success was good, with 75 percent to 100 percent repigmentation achieved.

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