Vitiligo

It means hyperpigmentation of skin colour (lost of colour)Loss may localised,Generalised or patchy. Characteristics:Age-All ages,Sex Both sexes,Site:Whole body but mostly eyelids Nails lips gentitalia,face etc. It is fairly common.present at all ages,both sexes.It may vary in its extent but eyelids,lips,gentitalia,nail folds are mostly affected.But the patient can have lesions any where.It maybe pin head or board.Border is hyper pigmented,skin normal hair in the area are usually gray. Types A: Generlised 2 Albino 3 B: Localised 1:pinhead type 2: Patchy 4:Patho physiology:Melanin producing cells are normal in Number and function.But tyrosinase an Enzyme needed for conversation of Tyrosin in absent. Differential Diagnosis: Tinea versicolor: Site of predilection-Trunk.Surface is scaby. 2: Leprosy: Patches are hypoesthetic or anesthatic.There is atrophy wrinkling of the surface. 3: Scleroderma-lesions.Ist thick yellowish coloured and then atrophy. Supportive Treatment: Diet rich in Vitamin B. Avoid Excessive use of Vitamin C. All citrus fruits should be avoided. Prognosis: Vitiligo coming up in children like fire is treated best.While adults coming slowly is resistant.Prognosis is better in a patch of vitiligo with normal hair. www.homeodriqbal.com

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