There are several causes of white spots on the skin. You would have to consult a skin specialist to find out the definte diagnosis and rule out tinea versicolor, pityriasis alba, vitiligo, lichen sclerosis et atrophicus and secondary to healing process after an injury.
Pityrospum ovale or Tinea Versicolor is a yeast like organism - treatment is with oral medication called Nizoral , topical are not that effective.
Another possibility is a form of eczema called Pityriasis Alba- treated with topical cortisone.
Let us know about what the skin specialist advises and post us about how she is doing and if you have any other doubts.
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