Dermatol Clin 2017 Apr;35(2):235-243
Vitiligo & Pigmentation Institute of Southern California, 5670 Wilshire Boulevard, #650, Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA.
Vitiligo is an autoimmune disorder that involves the interplay between oxidative stress and the immune system. Preliminary observations suggest that the presence of gluten in the diet may play a role in vitiligo development in some patients, but to date vitiligo-specific diets have not been studied. The role of oral supplements, including vitamins, minerals, and botanicals, is increasingly being investigated as adjuncts to conventional medical treatment due to their antioxidant and immunomodulatory activity. Read More