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Does a white spot on the leg which does not cure after medication mean vitiligo ?

White spot on the leg (just below knee ) of 6 yearls old boy Hi, about one month back, I noticed one small almost round white spot on my 6 years old son (weight 20 Kg). The spot is about 3mm in diameter and the hair on that spot are black. We consulted one dermatologist who diagnosed it as hypopigmentation . He prescribed applying Sternon ointment on the spot twice a day (moring and evening), and using Hydrate bath soap and Venusia moisturiser on the entire body for ONE MONTH. I am following this prescription since 26 July 2011 (for the last 9 days) and haven t notice any change in the spot. Please advice us what shall we do. is it vitiligo and will spread on his entire body? I am really worried about my son. Please advice. Our family has no history of vitiligo in any of our family members.
Asked On : Wed, 3 Aug 2011
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Thanks for query,
It seems that he might have pre vitiligo.
Ask about this to your dermatologist and get it diagnosed.
With some technique they may give some clue about vitiligo.
Ok an bye.
Answered: Wed, 3 Aug 2011
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