Name Vitiligo
Type Disease or Syndrome
Group Skin
Data Sources

Clinical Terminologies Read Version 2
Codelists kuan_vitiligo_kN4e6pLaWWHcb2Zqz5X3Tv_Read2.csv kuan_vitiligo_kN4e6pLaWWHcb2Zqz5X3Tv_ICD10.csv
Valid Event Data Range 01/01/1999 - 01/07/2016
Sex Female
Authors Kuan V, Denaxas S, Gonzalez-Izquierdo A, Direk K, Bhatti O, Husain S, Sutaria S, Hingorani M, Nitsch D, Parisinos C, Lumbers T, Mathur R, Sofat R, Casas JP, Wong I, Hemingway H, Hingorani A
Agreement Date 20 May 2019
Version (UUID) 1 (kN4e6pLaWWHcb2Zqz5X3Tv)

Primary care

Disease Readcode Medcode ReadcodeDescr Category
Vitiligo F4E5311 43328.0 Vitiligo of eyelid Diagnosis of Vitiligo
Vitiligo M295100 975.0 Vitiligo Diagnosis of Vitiligo

Secondary care


Disease ICD10code ICD10codeDescr Category
Vitiligo L80 Vitiligo Diagnosis of Vitiligo


At the specified date, a patient is defined as having had 'Vitiligo' IF they meet the criteria for any of the following on or before the specified date. The earliest date on which the individual meets any of the following criteria on or before the specified date is defined as the first event date:

Primary care
1. 'Vitiligo' diagnosis or history of diagnosis during a consultation 
Secondary care (ICD10)
1. ALL diagnoses of 'Vitiligo' or history of diagnosis during a hospitalization


Kuan V., Denaxas S., Gonzalez-Izquierdo A. et al. A chronological map of 308 physical and mental health conditions from 4 million individuals in the National Health Service. The Lancet Digital Health - DOI 10.1016/S2589-7500(19)30012-3