VITILIGO (सफ़ेद दाग)

Vitiligo is a condition that causes loss of skin colour in patches. The discoloured areas usually get bigger over time. The condition can affect the skin of any part of the body. The colour of the hair and skin is usually determined by melanin. Vitiligo occurs when cells that produce melanin die or stop working. Vitiligo can affect people of all types of skin, but it is generally more noticeable in people with darker skin. This condition is not life-threatening or infectious however it can cause stress and may affect a person’s confidence . Treatment can restore colour to the skin affected. But the continuing loss of skin colour or recurrence may not be prevented in few.