Vitiligo is a pigmentation disorder in which white patches of skin appear on different parts of the body.
• Histologically it is characterized by the absence of melanocytes along the epidermal basal layer.
• It is a big social taboo especially in Indian scenario

• Autoimmunity
• Neurohumoral Factors
• Autocytotoxicity

• Stable form of vitiligo (no increase in size of lesion for atleast one year,There should be no new spot appearing in last six months)
• Post trauma hypopigmentation
• Post burns hypopigmented lesions
• Congenital hypomelanotic lesions

• Vitiligo Vulgaris : The most common presentation in which the patches are distributed bi- laterally symmetrical.
• Acrofacial Vitiligo : Patches are on fingers, toes, palms, soles and around facial orifices.
• Segmental Vitilgo : Occurs in a unilateral asymmetric distribution spreading over one or more dermatomes.
• Lip-tip Vitilgo : Patches are restricted only to lips and distal parts of the fingers and toes.
• Focal Vitilgo : One or two closely set depigmented patches localised to a single area.
• Universal Vitilgo : Loss of pigment over the entire body surface except a few small islands of pigmented skin.