Segmental vitiligo in a patient with thoracic outlet syndrome

Kara M., Yilmaz S., Kara O., Senol M. G., Ozdag F., ÖZÇAKAR L.

RHEUMATOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, vol.32, no.9, pp.2941-2943, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00296-011-2024-6
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2941-2943
  • Keywords: Thoracic outlet syndrome, Segmental vitiligo, Cervical sympathetic, Dermatome
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Reported here is a 35-year-old man with findings of thoracic outlet syndrome and bilateral segmental vitiligo on C8-T1 dermatomes. The possible causal relationship between the two disorders under the common denominator of cervical sympathetic involvement is discussed for the first time in the literature.