Sentence Examples

  • Hypopigmentation: A lack or loss of pigment is known as hypopigmentation, which itself can be caused by any number of underlying conditions (such as vitiligo, anemia or tuberous sclerosis, among many others).
  • However, UV light is also used to great benefit as a treatment for psoriasis and vitiligo, and for sterilizing medical research facilities and disinfecting water to make it potable.
  • St. John's Wort also can be used to treat other conditions, such as skin inflammation, wounds or burns, recurring ear infections and vitiligo, which is a skin pigmentation disorder.
  • Vitiligo: An acquired skin condition, it presents itself as a pigmentation disorder in which the cells that make pigment (or melanocytes) are destroyed.
  • Halo Nevus: Sometimes seen in individuals who suffer from vitiligo, a halo nevus is a pink- or brown-toned mole surrounded by very light or white skin.