Vitiligo - NHS Choices

Introduction . Vitiligo is a long-term condition that causes pale, white patches to develop on the skin due to the lack of a chemical called melanin.

Vitiligo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Vitiligo is a chronic skin condition characterized by portions of the skin losing their pigment. It occurs when skin pigment cells die or are unable to function.

Vitiligo: Get the Facts on Causes and Treatment

Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, research, and treatment of vitiligo, an incurable pigmentation disorder and autoimmune disease that causes white patches ...

Vitiligo – British Skin Foundation

Vitiligo. What is vitiligo? Vitiligo is a condition in which areas of skin lose their normal pigment and so become white. It is common, and affects about 1% of the ...

Vitiligo Society

Raises funds and promotes research aimed at establishing the causes of vitiligo and finding safe and effective treatments.

Vitiligo - National Library of Medicine - PubMed Health

Evidence reviews Treatments for vitiligo. Vitiligo is a chronic skin disorder characterised by patchy loss of skin colour. Some people experience itching before the ...

Vitiligo and Loss of Skin Color - WebMD

Causes of Vitiligo. Melanin is the pigment that gives the skin its characteristic color. Vitiligo is caused by a loss of pigment in the skin, due to destruction of ...

Vitiligo - Mayo Clinic

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.

Vitiligo - Treatment - NHS Choices

Treating vitiligo . Treatment for vitiligo is based on improving your skin’s appearance by restoring its colour. However, the effects of treatment are not usually ...

Questions and Answers about Vitiligo

Vitiligo. June 2014. Questions and Answers about Vitiligo. This publication contains general information about vitiligo. Individual sections describe what vitiligo is ...

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