Nail Clinic: A Vitiligo Voyage Statistics

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  • About 1% of the world's population, or 40 million people, have vitiligo
  • Approximately 1 in 136, or 2 million people, in the United States have vitiligo
  • About half of the people who develop vitiligo experience some pigment loss before the age of 20
  • About one-third of all vitiligo patients say that other family members also have this condition
  • About 75% of the patients who undergo PUVA therapy for vitiligo respond to some extent
  • *Sources: National Vitiligo Foundation; WrongDiagnosis.com