Vitiligo

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What is vitiligo?

Vitiligo or leukoderma is a chronic skin disorder that causes loss of pigment, resulting in irregular pale patches of skin.

Common symptoms reported by people with vitiligo

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for vitiligo

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Compare treatments taken by people with vitiligo

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Who has vitiligo on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 4 new patients joined this month
  • 205 say vitiligo is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 4
20s 43
30s 74
40s 81
50s 74
60s 40
70+ 10
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 42
20-29 years 15
30-39 years 25
40-49 years 19
50-59 years 6
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 129
Female 199

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 133
Not Diagnosed 15

These charts show data from vitiligo patients who have completed their condition history
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