Vitiligo is a skin disorder, which makes it colorless The skin gets its characteristic color from pigments called melanin, produced by special pigment-producing cells called melanocytes. Vitiligo occurs due to the destruction of melanocytes. Any location on the body can be affected by vitiligo. Due to autoimmune conditions, the body's immune system destroys the melanocytes, thus resulting in vitiligo. The symptoms may include rapid loss of skin pigmentation throughout the body.
HOW IS VITILIGO DIAGNOSED?
In most cases, vitiligo appears before 20 years of age.