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Can hypothyroidism lead to vitilligo?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: Often together

Hashimoto's disease -- a very common cause of hypothhyroidism -- and vitiligo often run together.

In brief: Often together

Hashimoto's disease -- a very common cause of hypothhyroidism -- and vitiligo often run together.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Carol Cheney
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Not directly

Hypothyroidism does not directly cause vitiligo, but both are autoimmune conditions (caused by antibodies), so vitiligo is somewhat more common in people who are hypothyroid than in those who are not.

In brief: Not directly

Hypothyroidism does not directly cause vitiligo, but both are autoimmune conditions (caused by antibodies), so vitiligo is somewhat more common in people who are hypothyroid than in those who are not.
Dr. Carol Cheney
Dr. Carol Cheney
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