Table 3: Correlation (r) between the melanin levels in vitiligo patches and healthy skin in the corresponding localisation in patients.

Localisation in vitiligo patches and healthy skin The correlation coefficient (r)
Forehead 0.87
Eyelids 0.04
Lips 0.27
Chin 0.29
Neck -0.21
Breast 0.37
Axillary areas 0.55*
Back 0.61*
Buttocks 0.74
Inguinal folds 0.28
Brachiums 0.68*
Elbows 0.09
Forearms -0.04
The back of brushes 0.09
Femurs 0.63*
Knees 0.44
Shins -0.04
The back of feet -0.28

Note: * – P < 0.05

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