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What is Vitiligo?
Vitiligo is a disease that causes the skin to lose pigment in blotches. This disease occurs when melanocytes (or the pigment skin cells) die or cease to function. Vitiligo can be present in various areas of the body, including:
Most people first notice signs of vitiligo in their 20s and early 30s. The loss of pigment is often symmetrical and can begin on your face, armpits, hands, genitalia, or knees.
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Find Treatment for Vitiligo Symptoms in Wilmington, NC
The board-certified dermatologists at the Dermatology and Skin Surgery Center of Wilmington can provide effective treatment options for you. We’re here to help you best prevent vitiligo from spreading to other parts of the body. Contact us online or via telephone at 910-782-0028 today to schedule a consultation.