Dermatol Ther 2020 11 19;33(6):e14362. Epub 2020 Oct 19.
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Pathology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt.
There is a continuous need for modifications of epidermal cell grafting techniques treating stable vitiligo to make it easier, more economic, and with better outcome. To evaluate the efficacy and safety of noncultured, nontrypsinized epidermal cell graft homogenized with plasma gel, followed by narrow band-ultraviolet B (NB-UVB) in treatment of stable vitiligo, about 40 patients with stable vitiligo underwent harvesting of epidermal cells from the donor site by dermabrasion then the harvested cells were prepared, homogenized with autologous plasma gel, and applied to the abraded recipient, followed by 16 NB-UVB sessions after complete healing. Patches within the same anatomical site received only NB-UVB as controls. Read More