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Trapp, EM; Trapp, M; Sampogna, F; Rohrer, PM; Egger, JW; Wolf, P; Kapfhammer, HP; Linder, MD; Richtig, E; Baulmann, J; Hofer, A.
Autonomic nervous tone in vitiligo patients--a case-control study.
Acta Derm Venereol. 2015; 95(2):169-172 [OPEN ACCESS]
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Autor/innen der Med Uni Graz:
Baulmann Johannes
Egger Josef Wilhelm
Hofer Angelika
Kapfhammer Hans-Peter
Linder Michael Dennis
Richtig Erika
Rohrer Peter Michael
Trapp Eva-Maria
Trapp Michael
Wolf Peter
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In this cross-sectional, exploratory case-control study the vegetative arousal in vitiligo patients compared to an age and gender matched healthy control group was assessed. Forty-eight participants (24 outpatients with generalised vitiligo and 24 healthy controls) completed a test procedure consisting of an initial period of rest (R1), a defined mental stress task (the d2 test of attention), a second period of rest (R2) followed by an individually, age adapted physical stress task (bicycle ergometry) and a final period of rest (R3). Based on a continuously recorded electrocardiogram, heart rate variability, in particular high frequency (HF) and low frequency (LF) components were determined. Within the 3 periods of rest, vitiligo patients showed a higher vegetative arousal than controls, represented by the ratio of LF/HF which mirrors the sympatho-vagal balance (R1: p = 0.027; R2: p = 0.003; R3: p = 0.029). No differences between the 2 groups were found during the mental (p = 0.187) and the physical stress task (p = 0.773). The results suggest a higher vegetative arousal in vitiligo patients.
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Adult -
Attention -
Autonomic Nervous System - physiopathology
Bicycling -
Case-Control Studies -
Cross-Sectional Studies -
Electrocardiography -
Exercise -
Exercise Test -
Female -
Heart Rate -
Humans -
Male -
Stress, Psychological - physiopathology
Time Factors -
Vitiligo - diagnosis
Vitiligo - physiopathology
Vitiligo - psychology

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vitiligo
autonomic nervous tone
vegetative arousal
sympatho-vagal balance
mental and physical stress
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