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Can blood transfusion cause vitiligo?

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Posted on Mon, 13 Mar 2017 in Blood Disorders
Question: Whether blood transfusing causes vitiligo lueucoderma?
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Answered by Dr. Hardik Sanghvi 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
No it is not due to blood transfusion.

Detailed Answer:
Hi, dear
I have gone through your question.
I can understand your concern.

Vitiligo/ leukoderma is not caused by blood transfusion. Some auto immune cause can leads to these. But blood transfusion is not considered as a cause of vitiligo/ leukoderma.

Hope I have answered your question. If you have any doubts then feel free to ask me. I will be happy to answer. Thanks for using health care magic. Wish you a very good health.
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