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Clinical Diagnosis Of Vitiligo

Clinical Diagnosis Of VitiligoAs we all known that Vitiligo is an easy to diagnose and treatment of skin disease, the key lies in early diagnosis, early treatment.

Here are some most common diagnosis of vitiligo

(1) early leukoplakia

Early white patches decolorization degree of light, and blurred the boundaries of the surrounding normal skin, such as occur in the skin than the white people who is easily overlooked, but slightly observed the "special" differences: 1 no itching, even if there is extremely slight. 2 discoloration spot number is small, the general 1-2 film, and most appear on the skin of the exposed parts of the skin. 3 except depigmentation, de pigmentation of the skin and the surrounding skin, no inflammation, scaling or atrophy changes. 4 in the absence of other skin diseases should first consider the early vitiligo.

(2) marginal uplift leukoplakia

Clinical see some patients with new onset patches, at the edge of the white patches decolorization obvious has a ring or semi ring slightly uplift the dark halo. This so-called edge of the uplift of the white patches is a special manifestation of the early vitiligo. Because this halo is inflammatory, amount continued for several weeks, once the halo disappeared, bleaching will become more obvious. Therefore, we should improve understanding of this patches, strive for early diagnosis and timely treatment.

(3) halo nevus leukoplakia

Halo nevus, the also known as centrifugal acquired leukoderma, also refers to limitations surrounding the nevi hypopigmentation, after the mole itself can also be fade and skin lesions continue to develop. Common to the halo of a mole after the disappearance of the central mole, the white patches to expand, and then the other parts of the body have been issued new white patches. Most scholars believe that the halo of a mole is a type of vitiligo, should be sufficient attention.

Two diagnosis

(1) lesions characteristic

Lesions of the color becomes white, typical white mostly nails and the size of coins, nearly circular, oval or irregular in shape, expanded or the integration of large irregular, shape, with white patches around the coloring to deepen the pigment and the central white patches a point of the island like pigment; another typical symptom is white patches along the nerve distribution into strips pigmentation patches, edge such as knife cut like neat.

(2) lesion part

Any part of the body can be the incidence, but the head of the face for more. Other such as neck, chest, waist, abdomen, and other places are also common.

(3) a good age

There was no significant difference between male and female in the period of high incidence of disease, but the farmers and students were the main.

(4) season

Vitiligo can be in the four seasons of the year, but in the spring and summer season.

(5) course

The course of varying lengths, shortest duration records for 7 days, the longest 50 years, the average (36 + 8.4) months. Can be slow progress or long-term stable and stable as long as the existence of life.

(6) pathology

A clear lack of epidermal melanocytes and melanin granules, basal layer is often a lack of DOPA stained melanocytes.


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