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Vitiligo

Vitiligo is a skin disease in which the skin loses its colour in patches due to depigmentation of body parts. Vitiligo can affect any body part which has pigment including skin, hair, inside mouth or in the eyes.
Vitiligo is a skin disease in which the skin loses its colour in patches due to depigmentation of body parts. Vitiligo can affect any body part which has pigment including skin, hair, inside mouth or in the eyes. Our body gets it colour from the pigment melanin and when the cells producing this die or stop functioning, Vitiligo develops. It is noncontagious and non-life threatening.

Generalized Vitiligo-

It has extensive lesions as described below :

Acrofacial vitiligo -Discolouration seen predominantly around orifices eg. around eyes,lips and around palm nd soles lip-tip vitiligo-lips,tip of penis, vulva and nipples are involved..

Vitiligo Universalis- Almost whole of the body is involved.this type of vitiligo is usually associated with multiple endocrinopathies.

Diagnosis of vitiligo- The disease is self diagnosed by the patches. a few features to be kown are :

It is usually not present at birth.There are depigmened mcules with scalloped borders.

Predilection for site of trauma-

Differential diagnosis of vitiligo 

The disease is self diagnosed by the patches. a few features to be kown are :

Leucoderma- It includes all  depigmented lesions of the skin inclusive of vitiligo.

Albinism- total absence of pigment in whole body since birth

Albinisitic-

Treatment

1.  Arsenic sulph ?avum: When with severe aggravation like eruption of boils, vesicles over the body. The patient is chilly, tries to sit near the fire.
2. Iodium: With hot dry yellow emaciated body  even after eating well. Warm blooded, profuse sweat and wants cool surrounding.
3. Natrum mur: When with weakness and emaciation of body (esp. neck and upper extremities) even after well eating. The patient has great hunger and profuse thirst, great  craving for table salt, worse in hot sun and feels better in cool open air. Angry. Consolation agg.
4.  Medorrhin: With time passes too slowly, weak memory, weeping tendency, very thirsty in sun-heat. Better in cold open air. Restless and fearful. Burning pain and oversensitive Reassurance and psycotherapy are most imp.homeopathy has a remarkably good success rate in cases of leucoderma

nevus achromicus - present at birth.

Diet and Regimen
• Take milk and vegetable diet
• Avoid beef, hilsha, prown, puty fish, bringal, bean etc 

Updated: February, 11 2015

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