Cutaneous Field Cancerization on a Vitiligo Area
Luciana Falivene Cará*, Julia de Ávila Fowler, André Cesar Antiori Freire Pessanha, Denise Steiner and Felipe Ribeiro da Silva
Department of Dermatology, University of Mogi das Cruzes, Mogi das Cruzes, Brasil
- *Corresponding Author:
- Luciana Falivene Cará
Department of Dermatology
University of Mogi das Cruzes
Mogi das Cruzes, Brasil
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E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: March 30, 2017; Accepted date: April 17, 2017; Published date: April 23, 2017
Citation: Cará LF, Fowler JA, Pessanha ACAF, Steiner D, Silva RD (2017) Cutaneous Field Cancerization on a Vitiligo Area. J Cosmo Trichol 3:119. doi: 10.4172/2471-9323.1000119
Copyright: © 2017 Cará LF, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Vitiligo is the most commom depigmentary disorder of the world, with probably an autoimmune cause. Studies reveal the presence of genes likely the emergence of Vitiligo, many of them involved in the synthesis of proteins related to the recognition and killing of melanocytes. The interaction of these genes may suggest protection and good prognosis for Vitiligo patients in relation to skin cancer. We describe the case of a patient with field cancerization in areas affected by Vitiligo, counteracting, therefore, the usual.