6 year old with a whitish patch on the neck. Vitiligo diagnosed. No family history. Is it possible?
hello i am ratna , my son he is 6 years old has small pigmented white patch on his neck since 1 year. now it is slowly spreading in dotted form. i consulted dermatologist and he said that it is Vitiligo . is it same or some thing else? b coz in our blood relation no one has same. without any blood test can the diagnosis .
Hi, yes there is a test called woods lamp examination that could differentiate a vitiligo from tinea versicolor which also usually occurs in the neck region. so ask your doctor to go for it and you can know what it actually is. take care