Vitiligo is a disease that causes depigmentation of the skin. Due to the melanocytes the cells may cause skin pigmentation, or even die. The cause of vitiligo is unidentified, but research suggests that it may cause due to autoimmune, genetic, oxidative stress, neural, or viral causes. It occurrence to person less than one percent but most common from is non-segmental vitiligo, it appear in symmetric patches, large areas of the body
The most common symptom of this disease is disorders affect the color of your skin. At initial stage patches are small but often they will be enlarging and at same time change their shape. Due to skin lesions, area affect such as face, hands and wrists. Most common occurrence of loss of pigment around body orifices, such as
Other less common signs may include:
Non-segmental vitiligo is usually some shape of regularity in the location of the patches in the skin. The patches also come into view by time on over large portions or some particular areas of the body. In this condition little pigmented skin remains is mention to as vitiligo universalis and may occur at any age.
Classes of non-segmental vitiligo include:
Conditions with similar symptoms include:
There are a various treatments for vitiligo but most effective treatment is steroids and ultraviolet light in combination with creams. Higher risk due to the vitiligo is skin cancer; the NHS suggests that the primary ineffective treatment is phototherapy and such as