The Effect of Vitiligo on Hair

After being diagnosed with vitiligo, many people notice their hair turning white. My younger sister has experienced the same thing on her face and certain spots on her scalp. The hair follicles are ultimately impacted when white blood cells attack melanocytes, thinking that they are dangerous foreign substances. Consequently, the hair covering an area of skin that develops vitiligo will soon turn white.

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