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John Harris sheds light on treatments for vitiligo in WBZ-TV segment

Date Posted: Friday, July 06, 2018

John HarrisUMass Medical School vitiligo expert John Harris, MD, PhD, raised awareness and addressed misconceptions about the skin condition vitiligo in an interview with Mallika Marshall, MD, of WBZ-TV. Vitiligo is an autoimmune disease that causes loss of skin pigmentation, resulting in white patches that can appear all over the face and body. The disorder is far more common than is widely known, affecting one in 100 people of all ethnicities and while not dangerous, can be disfiguring and have profound effects on quality of life for patients.