VITILIGO & VITILIGANS
Vitiligo ( noun | vit·i·li·go | \ˌvi-tə-ˈlī-(ˌ)gō, -ˈlē-\ ).
A progressive skin disorder that is a form of leukoderma caused by the localized or generalized destruction
of melanocytes and marked by sharply circumscribed white spots of skin.
Vitiligo word origin: Latin, skin eruption
First known use: circa 1842
Vitiligans ( noun | vit·i·li·gans | ), ( Vitiligan at singular or at plural Vitiligans).
The people affected by vitiligo are called Vitiligans, new terminology but commonly used and
well known by vitiligo people.
" To become a vitiligan you must "own" vitiligo and proudly wear it ! "