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VSI Fall 2014 Newsletter


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Colucci R, Lotti F, Dragoni F, Arunachalam M, Lotti T, Benvenga S, Moretti S. High prevalence of circulating autoantibodies against thyroid hormones in vitiligo and correlation with clinical and historical parameters of patients. Br J Dermatol. 2014 Jul 24. doi: 10.1111/bjd.13286. [Epub ahead of print].

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Jang HM, Erf GF, Rowland KC, Kong BW. Genome resequencing and bioinformatic analysis of SNP containing candidate genes in the autoimmune vitiligo Smyth line chicken model. BMC Genomics. 2014 Aug 23;15(1):707.

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Ustun I, Serastan G, Gokce C, Motor S, Can Y, Ugur Inan M, Yilmaz N. Investigation of vitamin D levels in patients with vitiligo vulgaris. Acta Dermatovenerol Croat. 2014 Jul:22(2):110-3.

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Yang Y, Huang G, Yan X, Qing Z. Clinical analysis of thyroglobulin antibody and thyroid peroxidase antibody and their association with vitiligo. Indian J Dermatol. 2014 Jul;59(4):357-60.

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