Learn more about vitiligo causes and risk factors. Learn how your comment data is processed. There is no cure for vitiligo, but treatments can help manage the loss of skin pigment or return pigmentation for some individuals with vitiligo. (n.d.). In the case of vitiligo, the body attacks and destroys melanocytes.7 The scientific consensus is that a combination of genetic and environmental factors contribute to vitiligo.8, About one in five people with vitiligo have a close relative with the condition, though there is no clear pattern of inheritance from parents.9 Researchers have identified more than 30 genes associated with increased risk for vitiligo.10, Vitiligo may occur when a person genetically predisposed to develop vitiligo experiences an external event that triggers vitiligo. Let's look at the subject of "Bible Leprosy."

ed. Generalized vitiligo affects about nine in 10 people with vitiligo. Those afflicted were considered unclean, and their skin was viewed as a sign of divine punishment. No such thing as a white man or black man but Nation_alites.

!!! Who treats vitiligo?Vitiligo is usually treated by a dermatologist, though it can also be treated by a primary care doctor.19,27. The standard Greek term for genuine leprosy, significantly appearing only after 250 b.c. ( Log Out /  Its average incubation period is about three years, but it may be shorter or longer.

Post was not sent - check your email addresses! God had given the Israelites very specific instructions on how to deal with leprosy and other skin infections (Leviticus 13). Retrieved November 1, 2019, from, Vernwal, D. (2017). v. klingmÜller, Handbuch der Hautund Geschlechtskrankheiten 10.2 (Berlin 1930) 4–21. In Chinese medical literature, leprosy is not recognized until 500 to 300 b.c. In the same decade, a Norwegian doctor named Gerhard Hansen identified a bacterial cause for leprosy. In this book, the author explores vitiligo's relation to the biblical skin condition known as "Tzaraath" as reintroduced in modern times by Professor Gregory N. Minh (University of St. Vladimir, 1836 - 1896), and goes with the professor's conclusion that vitiligo and Tzaraath are in fact one and the same. Vitiligo is a skin condition in which there is loss of pigmentation.

Segmental vitiligo affects about one in 10 people with vitiligo and is more common in children.

Retrieved November 8, 2019, from, Harris, J. E. (2017, January 17).

Descriptions of what may be vitiligo also appeared in an Indian medical text in approximately 800 BCE and in Greek histories from the fifth century BCE.13, Early descriptions of skin conditions that can be interpreted as vitiligo are also found in religious texts, including the Hebrew Bible, the Hindu scripture Atharva Veda, and a compilation of Shinto prayers from Japan.13, The stigma associated with vitiligo and other skin conditions dates back to some of these early documents.