Tag Archives: vitiligo

Additional genes linked to vitiligo uncovered

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Additional genes linked to vitiligo uncovered

Researchers have identified additional genes associated with the autoimmune skin condition vitiligo. Vitiligo causes white patches on the skin due to loss of pigmentation. The researchers identified 23 new genes tied to vitiligo, thus doubling the number of known genes… Read More

Does vitiligo affect tattoos?

By: Emily Lunardo | Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 12:30 PM
Does vitiligo affect tattoos?

If you have vitiligo, should you get a tattoo? This question is more common than you think. Vitiligo is a condition in which the skin loses pigment, resulting in white patches. Tattoos have been around for centuries as integral… Read More

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