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Brown skin getting light in a child. Is it fungal infection?

Hi, My 8 year old son has had a mild lightening of his brown skin around his chin area on his left side. It is not as severe as the vitiligo pictures I have seen. He has had this for 2 years. The patch does not seem to be growing or changing in any way. It was never scaly or red. Any ideas? I have taken him to a dermatologist who does not think it is fungal and does not think it is vitiligo either.
Asked On : Sun, 29 Jul 2012
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Hi, Somnak,
Thanks for query.
It seems that your son might be having Pre-vitiligo or Hypo pigmented patch over the chin.
After proper examination dermatologist can conclude about the lesion.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Sun, 29 Jul 2012
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