Results 1 - 10 of 10 for vitiligo
  1. Vitiligo is a condition that causes patchy loss of skin coloring (pigmentation). In addition, hair on these ... appear white. The average age of onset of vitiligo is in the mid-twenties, but it can ...
  2. ... the NLRP1 gene with an increased risk of vitiligo, an autoimmune condition that results in patchy changes ... One of the NLRP1 gene variations associated with vitiligo changes the protein building block (amino acid) leucine ...
  3. ... the PTPN22 gene with an increased risk of vitiligo, an autoimmune condition that results in patchy changes ... own tissues. While the pigment loss associated with vitiligo results from the immune system attacking pigment-producing ...
  4. ... Piebaldism is sometimes mistaken for another condition called vitiligo, which also causes unpigmented patches of skin. People are not born with vitiligo, but acquire it later in life, and it ...
  5. ... disorders associated with PLAID include autoimmune thyroiditis and vitiligo. Autoimmune thyroiditis results from damage to the butterfly- ... producing gland in the lower neck (the thyroid). Vitiligo is caused by attacks on the pigment cells ...
  6. ... increased risk of developing other autoimmune disorders, including vitiligo, rheumatoid arthritis, Addison disease, type 1 diabetes, multiple ...
  7. ... loss (alopecia), loss of skin color in blotches (vitiligo), high blood pressure (hypertension), or a small (atrophic) ...
  8. ... Addison disease, celiac disease, type 1 diabetes, and vitiligo.Variations in many genes have been studied as ...
  9. ... increased risk of developing other autoimmune disorders, including vitiligo, systemic lupus erythematosus, atopic dermatitis, allergic asthma, and ...
  10. ... high blood pressure (hypertension), a skin condition called vitiligo, thinning of the bones (osteoporosis), and elevated levels ...