A skin condition that causes
white or pink spots
The cause of vitiligo is not fully understood, but is thought to have an autoimmune and genetic component
Approximately 1-2% of people are affected by vitiligo, affecting people of all races and ages
Patients with vitiligo are at increased risk for developing other autoimmune disorders, particularly thyroid conditions.
topical or oral steroids
immunomodulators (i.e. Protopic or Elidel)