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Vitiligo Definition Classification Treatment and Prognosis A Personal Opinion

Adekunle George*

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2017.01.000253

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    • Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan Nigeria, Ibadan, Nigeria

    Corresponding author: Adekunle George, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan Nigeria, Ibadan, Nigeria

Received: July 26, 2017;   Published: August 03, 2017

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Abstract

Vitiligo has no respect for race, socioeconomic status or age. The following are celebrities who have or have had Vitiligo. Michael Jackson, Lee Thomas Americo Garcia Holly Marie Combs, Winnie Harlow, Rasheed Wallace, Tamar Braxton Joe Rogan Sisqo Richard Hammond Thomas Lennon [1]. Vitiligo is a cutaneous pigmentary disorder caused by selective destruction or ‘temporary sickness’ of melanocytes presenting with complete or partial loss of skin color. Broader definitions are available from different authors and medical scientists [2].

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