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Vitiligo – Michael Jackson From Black To White

From the cute normally colored Afro-American guy, Michael Jackson turned Caucasian white and science has a trustful explanation of his skin changeover.
Vitiligo, an acquired depigmentation of skin, represents a type of disease that allows an immune response against the body’s own cells and tissues. Scientists explain that vitiligo appears when the cells responsible for skin [...]

From the cute normally colored Afro-American guy, Michael Jackson turned Caucasian white and science has a trustful explanation of his skin changeover.

Vitiligo, an acquired depigmentation of skin, represents a type of disease that allows an immune response against the body’s own cells and tissues. Scientists explain that vitiligo appears when the cells responsible for skin pigmentation, the melanocytes, are unable to function or they are abnormally attacked by an abusive immune system.

Scientific studies concluded that causing a skin color problem, vitiligo has also a major negative impact on patients’ quality of life. Psychologists explain that the first step in dealing with vitiligo patients is to not judge the people by the colors of their skin and to recognize the psychological components of the disease.    

For extensive scientific information on vitiligo, you can read this article.

 

Photo: Michael Jackson stencil

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07.11.10

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good info….

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