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How common is the skin disease vitiligo?

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Dr. Michelle Chambers answered

Specializes in Dermatology

Vitiligo: About one to 2 percent of the population.

Answered 11/19/2017

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Dr. Gregory LaMorte answered

Specializes in Periodontics

!or 2 out of 100: Vitiligo may appear at any age. There is an increased rate of the condition in some families. The condition affects about 1 out of every 100 people in the United States. Vitiligo is associated with three other autoimmune diseases: addison's disease hyperthyroidism pernicious anemia.

Answered 6/5/2014

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