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The following medical conditions are some of the possible
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The list of organs typically affected by White patches may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of White patches mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of White patches. Of the 12 causes of White patches that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'White patches' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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Subtypes of White patches:
White skin patches (14 causes)
Medical Conditions associated with White patches:
Symptoms related to White patches:
Mouth white patch, Tongue white patch, Whiteness (536 causes), Pallor (536 causes), Rash (1165 causes), Skin color changes (2348 causes), Vitiligo (10 causes), Hypopigmentation (71 causes), Halo nevus, Skin injury, Tinea versicolor, Lichen sclerosis et atrophicus, Leprosy (23 causes), Morphea
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