News - 07 May `13World Vitiligo Day is coming to Detroit

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This year, the principal WVD event will be held in Detroit on June 25.

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      • What is vitiligo?

         Vitiligo (pronounced vit-ill-EYE-go) is a generally unpredictable skin disease that causes a gradual loss of skin color and overlying hair on different parts of the body. Cont...

      • Can chemicals cause vitiligo?

        It’s important to remember there are multiple factors involved in vitiligo onset, including genetic predisposition, living and working environments, and exposure to certain chem...

      • Does halo nevi affect vitiligo development?

        Halo nevi — nevi with an depigmented circle around it, usually on the trunk — are about 10x more common in vitiligo patients than in the general population, especially in childr...