Nowadays, the skin disease leucoderma is quite common in society. And its causes are quite complicated. The probable factors are various. Because the decrease or disappearance of melanin in human body, white spots may generate on human skin. Here are some introduction of the main clinical symptoms of vitiligo. Hope it will help you have a better understanding the disease.
First, the melanin in skin will gradually reduce and even disappear. The white patches in skin lesion is of small area and not very obvious at the initial stage. But it will enlarge and spread gradually. It will be increasingly obvious compared with the normal skin. Meanwhile, you can find that the boundary will be more and more clear. The white spot shape can be circle, oval or irregular shapes. For some patients, the hair color will also fade. A large part of vitiligo patients usually get the symptoms before twenty years old. For patients whose skin color is light, the white spot maybe not so obvious. But for patients whose skin color are relatively swarthy, the white spot will be quite obvious.
Second, the white spot can appear in every positions of human body. It is not fixed on one position of human body. Most vitiligo distribution is symmetrical and the vitiligo quantities and size will increase with the development of the illness.
20% vitiligo patients have a family history of vitiligo. The skin disease has certain inheritance . If your family members have got this disease, then your younger generation will be more easier to get the disease than the normal person.
The matter you should pay attention to:
Many patients with vitiligo is of not self-conscious symptom at the beginning, only a few patients will be of a slight discomfort or itch sensation. The skin lesion will have a feeling of burning pain after the irradiation of sun light. And the skin will get redness or even blisters. So vitiligo patients must do enough protection measures when getting out of the door.
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