Summary of Vitiligo
Flashcards on Vitiligo
Vitiligo is described as localized loss of skin pigmentation due to autoimmune destruction of .
Questions on Vitiligo
A 32-year-old Caucasian woman comes to her primary care provider's office because of non-pruritic skin changes for the past year. Her past medical history is significant for type 1 diabetes mellitus. She states that there have been small patches of depigmentation of the back of her hands and arms for as long as she could remember. She also reports of recent constipation and fatigue. She states that she has felt colder than usual. A lipid panel done 2 years ago showed normal laboratory values. Physical examination shows a well-appearing female with widespread macules and patches on her hands, arms, and legs. These lesions are amelanotic, symmetrical, and measure up to 6 cm in diameter.
Which of the following would be the next bests step in management for this patient?