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There are so many different ways that people try and spell or even pronounce Vitiligo.
Here are some common mis-spellings: bitiligo, vitigo, vitaligo, vitilago, vitiglio, vitago, veteligo.
Just to set the record straight its VITILIGO, prononunced as vit-ill-EYE-go.
In case you're wondering, vitiligo is a particlar case of leucoderma. Although these names are often used in parallel, they are not quite the same. Lecoderma has a known cause of white patches on the skin, while the true cause for vitiligo remains unknown.
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- I have a new job - should I tell colleagues about my vitiligo?
If you are starting a new job and you are concerned about stares and questions about your skin, try a proactive approach. When the time is right and you are feeling comfortable,...
- Who is prone to vitiligo?
Scientists know that some people are genetically predisposed to a specific group of autoimmune diseases – including generalized vitiligo – but do not know who and why.It doesn’t...
Though it is not always easy to treat vitiligo, there is much to be gained by clearly understanding the diagnosis, the future implications, treatment options and their outcomes.
Many people deal with vitiligo while remaining in the public eye, maintaining a positive outlook, and having a successful career.Copyright (C) Bodolóczki Júlia
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