Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research

Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9554

+44 1478 350008

Noha Sami Hanafy

Department of Dermatology and Venereology, National Research Centre, Dokki, Giza, Egypt

  • Research Article   
    Sex Hormones Assessment in Vitiligo Patient's Serum
    Author(s): Sherief Mahdy Hussein*, Mohammed Abd el Hakim Sorour, Ahmed Hossain, Shaimaa Ahmed Abd el Azim, Ahmed Soliman, Hany Shehata and Noha Sami Hanafy

    Vitiligo is an idiopathic disorder of skin and hair characterized by melanin loss. Nonetheless thyroid disorder is a major cause of this pathology, other factors participate in its expression. Hormones such as, testosterone and estrogen have been suspected as drivers of this disorder. The present study aimed to determine the levels of testosterone and estrogen in serum of vitiligo patients. The study included 30 patients with vitiligo lesions (18 males and 12 females; ages ranged from 28–40 years and 30 healthy volunteers as control group (17 males and 13 females; ages ranged from 25-40years). All patients of vitiligo were recruited from Medical research center of excellence of National Research Centre, Egypt, during a period of 4 months (August 2020 to November 2020). Average period of the disorder in vitiligo group was 5.0 years. Vitiligo diagnosis is done clinically and confi.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2155-9554.21.s8.547

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