Vitiligo

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Vitiligo
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Non-segmental vitiligo o the haund.
Clessification an freemit resoorces
Specialty Dermatology
ICD-10 L80
ICD-9-CM 709.01
OMIM 193200
DiseasesDB 13965
MedlinePlus 000831
eMedicine derm/453
Patient UK Vitiligo
MeSH D014820

Vitiligo is a lang term skin condeetion chairacterised bi patches o the skin losin thair pigment.[1] The patches o skin affected acome white an uisually hae sharp margins. The hair frae the skin mey an aa acome white.[1] Inside the mooth an neb mey an aa be involved.[2] Teepically baith sides o the bouk are affectit.[1] Eften the patches begin on auries o skin that are exposed tae the sun. It is mair noticeable in fowk wi dark skin.[2] Vitiligo mey result in psychological stress an thae affectit mey be stigmatised.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Ezzedine, K; Eleftheriadou, V; Whitton, M; van Geel, N (4 July 2015). "Vitiligo". Lancet (London, England). 386 (9988): 74–84. doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(14)60763-7. PMID 25596811. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Questions and Answers about Vitiligo". NIAMS. June 2014. Retrieved 11 August 2016.