Table 2

Vitiligo Area Scoring Index scores at baseline and week 12, n = 11

Area

% area of vitiligo (SD)

extent of depigmentation

(0,10,25,50,75,90,100) (SD)

VASI score (SD)


hands (0-4%)

baseline

1.08 (0.93)

37.27 (35.73)

0.51 (0.56)


week 12

1.08 (0.93)

35.91 (34.27)

0.50 (0.57)


change

0.00 p = 0

-1.36 p = 0.21

-0.01 p = 0.21


upper extremities (0-18%)

baseline

1.10 (1.69)

34.55 (41.02)

0.70 (1.38)


week 12

1.10 (1.69)

30.91 (35.48)

0.63 (1.18)


change

0.00 p = 0

-3.64 p = 0.20

-0.07 p = 0.35


trunk (0-36%)

baseline

2.87 (4.04)

69.64 (32.58)

1.66 (1.53)


week 12

2.85 (4.04)

58.64 (32.95)

1.43 (1.57)


change

-0.02 p = 0.36

-11.00 p = 0.11

-0.22 p = 0.10


lower extremities (0-36%)

baseline

2.12 (2.12)

57.73 (29.78)

1.32 (1.57)


week 12

2.12 (2.13)

50.00 (26.36)

1.13 (1.37)


change

0.00 p = 0.36

-7.73 p = 0.08

-0.20 p = 0.23


feet (0-6%)

baseline

1.14 (1.41)

50.00 (41.17)

0.79 (1.26)


week 12

1.12 (1.40)

50.00 (41.17)

0.78 (1.26)


change

-0.02 p = 0.36

0.00 p = 0

0.00 p = 0.36


total VASI (0-100%)

baseline

4.97 (4.74)


week 12

4.47 (4.69)


change

-0.51 p = 0.02


SD, standard deviation.

Szczurko et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2011 11:21   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-11-21

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