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Vitiligo normally appears in two forms:
Non segmental Vitiligo- Non segmental vitiligo is the most commonly found category of vitiligo. In this type of vitiligo white patches can be noticed
It remains unclear what destroy the pigment producing cells (melanocytes) and their subsequent total inactivation and/or disappearance in vitiligo skin.
Every white patch may not be vitiligo. It is important to know the symptoms. Vitiligo is not painful and it is very rarely itchy. The symptoms of Vitiligo include:
Sun burn, frictions, injuries, stress, etc. are some of the risk factors of vitiligo. Vitiligo itself cannot be considered as a serious disease
Vitiligo is associated with several autoimmune diseases:
Usually, the first white spot appear in the area of the body that is exposed.
Vitiligo develops as a simple spot, which is noticed as a little paler than the rest of the skin. This spot gradually becomes much paler until reaching the white color.
These patches have no definite shape and at times the edges can become a little inflamed with a slight red tone and may sometimes cause itchiness.
Vitiligo might be photosensitive; the sufferer should avoid excessive exposure to sunlight.
It is difficult to predict for an individual how the disease will progress. In some cases,Read more [+]