At what age vitiligo starts?
Although vitiligo can develop in anyone at any age, it most commonly appears in people ages 10 to 30 years. Vitiligo rarely appears in the very young or very old.
What are the 3 types of vitiligo?
Vitiligo itself has been classified based on clinical grounds into two major forms, namely, segmental vitiligo (SV) and non-segmental vitiligo (NSV), the latter including several variants (generalized vitiligo, acrofacial vitiligo, universal vitiligo) (Taïeb and Picardo, 2007).
Can vitiligo harm you?
Vitiligo does not cause harm to the body. Treatments, which vary in effectiveness, are usually designed to restore color to the affected patches of skin.