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46 Possible Causes for Patchy Vitiligo

  • Autosomal Recessive Spastic Paraplegia Type 23

    About the Editors Professor Anthony Schapira is Professor of Neurological Science and Head of the Department of Clinical Neuroscience at the UCL Institute of Neurology, London, UK and Chairman of Clinical Neurosciences Specialties. Zbigniew Wszolek, MD, is Professor of Neurology in the Department of Neurology, Mayo[…][books.google.com]

  • Acne Vulgaris

    Vitiligo Vitiligo is characterized by patchy loss of pigment in the skin. The affected areas can be lighter than surrounding skin, or can even turn completely white.[dermrochester.com] The cause of vitiligo is unknown, but the risk increases if a person has a close blood relative with the condition or autoimmune diseases such as Hashimoto’s Disease or alopecia[dermrochester.com]

  • Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome

    , rapidly leading to complete hair loss), and hyperpigmentation (diffuse light-to-dark brownish macules and plaques, and patchy vitiligo) distributed on the palms and soles[orpha.net] Diarrhea is usually followed by a variable sequence of onychodystrophy (including onycholysis, thinning of the nail plate, onychoschizia and onychomadesis), alopecia (initially patchy[orpha.net]

  • Vitiligo

    Vitiligo is an acquired condition where there is patchy loss of melanin from the epidermis, causing areas of pale skin.[patient.info] Vitiligo may occur in the same areas on both sides of the face or it may be patchy.[mountsinai.org] Vitiligo may occur in the same areas on both sides of the face -- symmetrically -- or it may be patchy -- asymmetrical.[mountsinai.org]

  • Contact Dermatitis

    Vitiligo Vitiligo is characterized by patchy loss of pigment in the skin. The affected areas can be lighter than surrounding skin, or can even turn completely white.[dermrochester.com] The cause of vitiligo is unknown, but the risk increases if a person has a close blood relative with the condition or autoimmune diseases such as Hashimoto’s Disease or alopecia[dermrochester.com]

  • Alopecia Areata

    […] loss of hair, Vitiligo capitis[dermis.net] Vitiligo is caused by the destruction of melanocytes and results in the appearance of white patches on any part of the body, while alopecia areata is characterized by patchy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Vitiligo Vitiligo is characterized by patchy loss of pigment in the skin. The affected areas can be lighter than surrounding skin, or can even turn completely white.[dermrochester.com]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    […] hyperpigmentation and vitiligo. 19 Laboratory and Radiographic Assessment Clinical suspicion of hyperthyroidism should prompt laboratory testing ( Figure 1 20 – 23 ) .[aafp.org] vitiligo can also be observed in Graves disease Hypermetabolism Weight loss in spite of increased appetite, fever (in thyroid storm) Neuromuscular Brisk peripheral reflexes[aafp.org] […] acropachy, an uncommon sign, is the clubbing of fingers and toes with soft-tissue swelling of the hands and feet. 19 Other skin manifestations of Graves disease include patchy[aafp.org]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    Goitre and vitiligo may also be present. Eosinophilia may also occur.[en.wikipedia.org] Addison's disease can present with tanning of the skin that may be patchy or even all over the body.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Addison's Disease

    Addison's disease can present with tanning of the skin that may be patchy or even all over the body.[en.wikipedia.org] Goitre and vitiligo may also be present. [4] Eosinophilia may also occur. [11] Causes [ edit ] Causes of acute adrenal insufficiency are mainly sudden withdrawal of long-term[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Neonatal Hypoglycemia

    , and even in acquired autoimmune entities such as pancreatic changes in type 1 diabetes or the cutaneous manifestations of vitiligo.[diabetes.diabetesjournals.org] Why the lesions and/or mutations are focal and patchy is another mystery, though the phenotype of postzygotic mutation is commonly patchy, as noted in McCune-Albright syndrome[diabetes.diabetesjournals.org]

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