In this Article
- Vitiligo facts*
- What is vitiligo, and what causes it?
- Who is affected by vitiligo, and is vitiligo inherited?
- What are the symptoms and signs of vitiligo?
- Will the depigmented patches spread?
- How is vitiligo diagnosed?
- How can people cope with the emotional and psychological aspects of vitiligo?
- What treatment options are available for vitiligo?
- Medical therapies
- Surgical therapies
- Additional therapies
- What research is being done on vitiligo?
- Where can people find more information about vitiligo?
- Find a local Dermatologist in your town
Where can people find more information about vitiligo?
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
National Institutes of Health
1 AMS Circle
Bethesda, MD 20892-3675
Toll Free: 877-22-NIAMS (226-4267)
Web site: http://www.niams.nih.gov
American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
Web site: http://www.aad.org
American Vitiligo Research Foundation
Web site: http://www.avrf.org
National Vitiligo Foundation, Inc. (NVF)
Web site: http://www.nvfi.org
Vitiligo Support International
Web site: http://www.vitiligosupport.org
Medically reviewed by Norman Levine, MD; American Board of Dermatology
National Institutes of Health, Department of Health & Human Services, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. Last updated: 8/1/2010
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