Vitiligo is a kind of auto immune disease (Protective cells of the body which look after the defence mechanism, some how start attacking our own cells. The reason is not known. But incidence of Thyroid
disorders and Diabetes
are more common in patients with vitiligo. Vitiligo is not a contagious disease.
Vitiligo can be localized to one area or can be spread widely in many parts of the body.
Segmental( localized to one area) non progressive vitiligo
can be best treated with melanocyte
transfer. It is a latest technique.