Widespread Depigmented and Hypopigmented Patches

  • Piyush Kumar
  • Sunil K. Kothiwala


  • One-third to one-half of vitiligo incidence is in pediatric population

  • Vitiligo is associated with thyroid disease, diabetes mellitus, and alopecia areata

  • Female patients with longer duration of disease and patients with extensive involvement are more likely to develop autoimmune thyroid disease

  • Anti-nuclear antibody positivity is seen more frequently in female patients and in early-onset disease


Vitiligo Alopecia areata Psoralene NB-UVB Topical corticosteroids 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Piyush Kumar
    • 1
  • Sunil K. Kothiwala
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyKatihar Medical CollegeKatiharIndia
  2. 2.Consultant DermatologistSkinEva ClinicJaipurIndia

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