Diagnose the Skin disorder as shown in Photograph
A. Burn injury
B. Seborrhoeic dermatitis
Ans is D. Vitiligo
- Vitiligo is a long term skin condition characterized by patches of the skin losing their pigment.[The patches of skin affected become white and usually have sharp margins.
- The hair from the skin may also become white.Inside the mouth and nose may also be involved.Typically both sides of the body are affected.
- Often the patches begin on areas of skin that are exposed to the sun. It is more noticeable in people with dark skin.Vitiligo may result in psychological stress and those affected may be stigmatized.
- The cause is typically unknown.[It is believed to be due to genetic susceptibility that is triggered by an environmental factor such that an autoimmune disease occurs. This results in the destruction of skin pigment cells