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The Harms and Complications of Vitiligo

harms and complications of vitiligoWhat complications vitiligo might caused? Many vitiligo patients do not known about this point, they think vitiligo is only a skin disease, can only influence their appearance, but it is wrong, in this article, I’d like to make a brief introduction of what complications and risks of vitiligo.

Vitiligo is a common chronic depigmentation skin disease is hard to cure, we think we all heard about this disease, but people with full knowledge about vitiligo is not many. In the following part, I’d like to introduce the risks of vitiligo. Clinical discovered this disease is a most common in the dermatosis, female is easy to have this kind of skin disease. This disease need to treat in the early stage, the harms of vitiligo are many, you can not let it go.

Although the onset of vitiligo have great influence to the patient’s appearance, but the vitiligo is not so horrible as people imagined, but a series of complications caused by vitiligo might cause much damage to vitiligo patients, if vitiligo patient can find their vitiligo earlier and and to treat their vitiligo, their vitiligo have chance to be cured completely.

The common vitiligo complications closely related with autoimmunity, endocrine, it also can concurrent or secondary to many diseases such as diabetes, thyroid disease, pernicious anemia, primary adrenal cortical insufficiency, chronic adrenal insufficiency, chronic active hepatitis and so on.

A few vitiligo patients might have psoriasis and alopecia acreata, these three kind diseases are autoimmune disease. Vitiligo concurrent to many autoimmune diseases such as hyperthyroidism, thyroiditis, diabetes, pernicious anemia, rheumatoid arthritis and so on.

There are many clinical observations and relative data indicates that there exist certain relevance between vitiligo and malignant melanoma. Clinical malignant melanoma patients with vitiligo is very common and almost all vitiligo concurrent to melanoma patient with melanoma before vitiligo.

Facial and head vitiligo often concurrent to dental diseases such as decayed tooth, tooth malformation, false tooth and so on. The relationship between tooth and vitiligo is not very clear.

What need to mention is vitiligo patients need to do anti skin allergy treatment, because pigmented skin patients often have no resistance to the ultraviolet ray, because they all have photosensitive symptom, the vitiligo patients is also have some phenomenon.

Except for the diseases mentioned above, the common complications of vitiligo also have dermatitis herpetiformis, acromegaly, psoriasis, chronic erythema perstans and so on.

So vitiligo needs to prevent and adopt treatment earlier, pay attention to daily health care and nursing.

Traditional Chinese vitiligo experts urge us do not neglect the risks of vitiligo, vitiligo patients should treat their vitiligo earlier, vitiligo is a common acquired depigmentation skin disease, it appear as limited or generalized pigment loss phenomenon. This disease can happen in any nation, anywhere, it can influence all nations. According to statistics, the incidence rate in the world is about 0.3% to 3.8%, generally speaking, people with light skin complexion group with lower incidence rate, with darker skin complexion with higher incidence rate. Vitiligo can cause serious damage to the normal study, work, marriage, family, social contact and so on. Vitiligo patients also suffered from discrimination from other people, it cause the a series of mental pressure to them.


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