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Vitiligo: Personality traits

  • Anxious
  • Loyal, compliant and grateful
  • Eager for knowledge
  • Many misconceptions on the disease
  • Vitiligo is familial:
  1. Not only it runs in families
  2. But the consequences can be on the whole family. In some cultures, the siblings of individuals with vitiligo won’t get married as the social stigmatization is so high because of the fear of contagion.



Source of information: Liu H. Disorders of Pigmentation. 70th Annual Meeting of the AAD (American Academy of Dermatology) – San Diego, California, United States of America (USA)

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