Reconstructive Surgery & Anaplastology

ISSN - 2161-1173

Recent clinical advances in Cosmetic treatment and management of different types of skin discoloration and depigmentation in the North-East India

International Conference and Exhibition on Cosmetology & Cosmetics

November 23-24, 2012 Hyderabad International Convention Centre, India

Lalchamliani Khiangte

Scientific Tracks Abstracts: Anaplastology

Abstract :

Most common skin discoloration in North-East is Vitiligo, an acquired familial non- neoplastic depigmentary disorder of skin, hair. Due to selective destruction of melanocytes, which subsequently destroyed and affected area turns pale and becomes white. Evidence of clinical association of vitiligo with AID of organs like pernicious anemia, thyroid disease, IDDM is noted. Eight subtypes are generalised, focal, acrofacial, mucosal, segmental, lip-tip, universalis, unclassified with 30% with minimal type (<2% body surface involvement), 70% extensive type (>5%). In 75% patients, cosmetic success rates observed with split-skin grafting and 35% with epidermal blister grafting which is most commonly used in north-east. 10% used punch graft followed by PUVA or topical fluocinolone acetonide found 80% repigmentation in both cases. 60% success rates in patients under 20 years and higher in segmental or focal type. Relapse rate more common in progressive than in stable vitiligo. Five patients have >75% repigmentation with laser abrasion or dermabrasion with application of autologous disaggregated epidermal cell suspension and NB-UVB or PUVA and followed for 18months. Programmed diathermy (TIMED surgery) and use of skin prepation using erbium-YAG laser has > 95% repigmentation but stil yet to be explored in North-East.

Biography :

Lalchamliani khiangte has completed MBBS from Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi. MD Biochemistry from Regional Institute of Medical Sciences. Worked in HIV field as ART MO, finished ICU &ICCU course both in paediatrics and adult from N.Delhi. Established her own ZO DRIM (Zo Diagnostic Research Institute and Medicare) and Zo Diagnostic where many researches are being carried out.