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Vitiligo: clinical aspects and management update

Vitiligo is a chronic, acquired, autoimmune depigmenting skin condition that presents with well-demarcated, non-scaly, symmetrical white macules on the skin, mucous membranes and hair. It affects up to 2% of the world’s population, with equal numbers in males and females. Nearly 25% of those affected are children, and about 50% of patients present before the age of 20.
Dermatology in practice 2016; 22(2): 36–42
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