Vitiligo morbidity is very high nowadays, and the patients number is more and more. When we diagnose vitiligo, we need to diagnose skin and skin pigment. Usually, we will apply dermatoscope examination, ultraviolet ray lamp examinations and etc. If you find yourself have some symptoms similar like vitiligo, we need to go to hospital to do examinations as soon as possible to make a diagnosis.
If you find your face or arm having white spots, we may doubt whether it is vitiligo or not. Because in daily life, we have met many vitiligo patients, and vitiligo morbidity is not low in various skin diseases. However, not all white spots is vitiligo. We need to make whether the white spots are vitiligo or not by making professional examinations and diagnosis. So how to diagnose vitiligo?
The first step is to make skin examination, with dermatoscope examination, we can clearly observe the skin layer to know whether your skin cells have changed or not, whether your blood capillary enlarges or not. Especially this index skin pigment, it is an important reference to diagnose various skin diseases. If this is not normal, you need to be vigilant.
Only rely on dermatoscope examination can not totally complete diagnosis. Patients still need further assistant examinations, for example, ultraviolet ray lamp examination. Under ultraviolet ray, skin melanin will completely absorb. If melanin decreases, the light ray will brighten. If melanin increases, the light ray will darken. Therefore, we can diagnose whether your white spots are vitiligo or not. Under ultraviolet ray, vitiligo hair follicle is pure white. We can see it very clearly.
Vitiligo is a skin disease that can appear to any ages,races and sex. Vitiligo causes are related to inheritance, trace elements, immunity, metabolism, tyrosinase and emotion. But in fact, the causes for every patients are still not clear yet in clinic.
If you want a further knowledge about vitiligo causes, you can send your own problem to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will give you a professional solution. After all, the symptoms are similar, but the real conditions are different.To cure this illness,we need to find the authentic pathogenesis according to different conditions of different patients.