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Vitiligo

Also called: Leukoderma

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Vitiligo can be treated with a variety of approaches including topical steroids, UV light therapy, photochemotherapy (for persons with greater than...
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People who develop vitiligo usually first notice white patches (depigmentation) on their skin. These patches are more commonly found on sun-exposed...
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The main goal of treating vitiligo is to improve appearance. Therapy for vitiligo takes a long time-it usually must be continued for 6 to 18 months...
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The diagnosis of vitiligo is made based on a physical examination, medical history, and laboratory tests. A doctor will likely suspect vitiligo if...
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About 0.5 to 1 percent of the world's population, or as many as 65 million people, have vitiligo. In the United States, 1 to 2 million people have...
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Although vitiligo is usually not harmful medically and causes no physical pain, its emotional and psychological effects can be devastating. In fact...
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Focal pattern vitiligo and segmental vitiligo remain localized to one part of the body and do not spread. There is no way to predict if generalized...
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In the past two decades, research on the role that melanocytes play in vitiligo has greatly increased. A variety of technical advances, such as gene...
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Vitiligo (pronounced vit-ill-EYE-go) is a pigmentation disorder in which melanocytes (the cells that make pigment) in the skin are destroyed. As a...
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Vitiligo is a condition in which smooth white patches appear on the skin due to a loss of pigment-producing cells.
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Vitiligo is an autoimmune condition, and what that means is that for some reason your own body's immune system decides that the pigment forming cells...
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Vitiligo on the back is a loss of skin color in patches. The loss of skin color tends to progress, and may even cover the entire skin.
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Vitiligo on the neck is a loss of skin color in patches. The loss of skin color tends to progress, and may even cover the entire skin.
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Skin color is determined by the amount of a pigment called melanin in the skin. This pigment is formed by a normal chemical reaction in the skin...
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