Vitiligo

A skin condition that causes

white or pink spots

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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. 

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Vitiligo Therapies

topical or oral steroids

immunomodulators (i.e. Protopic or Elidel)

phototherapy

excimer laser

skin grafts