Vitiligo (Leukoderma): Symptom and Causes


  • A small, white patch on the skin which may expand with time
  • Premature graying of hair
  • Loss of hair
  • Skin irritation when exposed to sunlight
  • Hair on the patches become white
  • Sensitivity towards cold
  • Depression
  • Weakness and fatigue


  • Vitiligo occurs when the cells that produce melanin die or no longer form melanin, causing slowly enlarging white patches of irregular shapes to appear on your skin
  • Chronic or acute gastric diseases
  • Deficiency of calcium
  • Inflammatory skin conditions
  • Burns
  • Steroid injection
  • Excessive stress, tension
  • Impairment of liver function (due to jaundice)
  • Wearing tight clothes
  • Wearing rubber gloves
  • Using stickers or tattoos on the skin
  • Heredity
Leukoderma causes

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