Vitiligo is a long term skin condition characterized by patches of the skin losing
their pigment. The patches of skin affected become white and usually have sharp
Vitiligo (vit-ih-LIE-go) is a disease that causes the loss of skin color in blotches.
The extent and rate of color loss from vitiligo is unpredictable. It can affect the skin
This publication contains general information about vitiligo. Individual sections
describe what vitiligo is, who is affected, its symptoms, how it is diagnosed, and ...
Feb 8, 2016 ... Vitiligo is a continual and long-term skin problem that produces patches of white
depigmentation that develop and enlarge in certain sections of ...
Vitiligo appears to occur when immune cells destroy the cells that produce brown
pigment (melanocytes). This destruction is thought to be due to an autoimmune ...
Feb 10, 2016 ... Vitiligo is a condition in which you lose skin pigmentation. Learn about causes
Aug 12, 2016 ... Vitiligo is an acquired pigmentary disorder of the skin and mucous membranes,
and it is characterized by circumscribed depigmented macules ...
Vitiligo causes white patches on your skin. It can also affect your eyes, mouth,
and nose. It occurs when the cells that give your skin its color are destroyed.
Vitiligo is a skin condition whose exact cause is unknown. In vitiligo, patches of
skin lose their pigmentation when the pigment producing cells, the 'melanocytes'
Vitiligo is a condition where white patches develop on your skin. It is due to loss
of colour (pigment) from areas of your skin. There are usually no other symptoms