A Case of Adult Filipino Male Presenting with Co-localized Psoriasis and Segmental Vitiligo

  • Shahara Abalos-Babaran
  • Ma. Lorna F. Frez
Keywords: psoriasis, segmental vitiligo, vitiligo


A 29-year-old male presented with a four-year history of recurrent generalized pruritic erythematous scaly annular plaques followed by a solitary depigmented patch on the right hemiabdomen extending to the back with abrupt midline demarcation. Skin biopsies confirmed the rare case of co-existing and colocalized psoriasis and segmental vitiligo. Treatment with topical steroids, tacrolimus, and narrowband ultraviolet B phototherapy resulted to the improvement of the psoriatic lesions but no change in the depigmented patch.


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