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Patients ought to carefully consider how much time and money they are willing to devote to medical or surgical treatment. The answer to this question is dependent on the patient's psychological reaction to the disease as well as their financial situation.
There is no way to prevent vitiligo.
Generally limited vitiligo involving the face and trunk in children of recent onset is most responsive. Extensive disease in adults and disease affecting the hands and feet is resistant to therapy.
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Medically reviewed by Norman Levine, MD; American Board of Dermatology
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/24/2015
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