The onset of vitiligo is related to inheritance and it belongs to a kind of polygenic hereditary disease. But inheritance is just one factor triggering vitiligo. Usually, inheritance and lifestyle and living environment will arose the disease together. Therefore, you should not be nervous after finding your vitiligo. As long as you pay attention to dangerous triggering factors, then the inheritance rate will not be so high.
Here are some introductions of vitiligo triggers. There are many factors triggering vitiligo: mental stress, trauma, surgery, long-time short-wave ultraviolet light irradiation, various ionization radiation, some chemical substance stimulation, allergy, and other skin disease, such as psoriasis. Some liver disease especially thyroid disease and malnutrition and etc.
Actually, vitiligo is related to inheritance. But it is not certain that if parents get vitiligo, the children will also get vitiligo. According to the researches, if parents get vitiligo, the possibility rate of children vitiligo is about 3%~7%. Simple inheritance factors may not trigger vitiligo, but it will arose depigmentation under the function of internal and external factors. Therefore, family history of vitiligo in children must pay attention to avoid various vitiligo inducing factors.
After years of exploration of western immunology research, they have now confirmed that vitiligo belongs to autoimmune disease.’Autoimmune disease’ refers to one's own immune system will destruct its own cells, tissues, organs and then lead to disease. Specific to vitiligo, immune system will damage its own pigment cells, causing local declining of pigment cells and the function recession. If the disease is for a long time or is of explosive progression, it can lead to local pigment cells disappear completely. If appear this kind of circumstance, local skin pigment could no longer appear. This principle is a good way to explain why the longer the onset of vitiligo is not prone to generate pigment.
The pathogenic factors are various. According to different aetiological agent to take different therapies. The vitiligo types are various. Different types have different triggers and different treatment. First you should go to a professional vitiligo hospital to make a diagnose and then make specific treatment plans.
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