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My daughter is 6 years old and we have noticed white spots

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My daughter is 6 years old and we have noticed white spots or discoloration on her forehead and they seem to be getting worse. What can this be? Her Aunt was recently diagnosed with I believe it's vitiligo?? Do you think this might be the same thing? Should I take her to the dermatologist or just have her regular pediatrician check her out?
Hello from JA
Great question.

Yes it can be vitiligo.
It can be a type of fungal infection.

It can be a focal depigmentation that is not vitaligo.

No take here to the dermatologist....this gets a faster diagnosis.

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