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Leucoderma and leucotrichia post stem cell transplant
  1. Stephanie Bowe1,
  2. Lesley Ann Murphy1,
  3. Cathal O'Connor1,2
  1. 1Dermatology, South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Cork, Ireland
  2. 2Paediatrics and Child Health, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
  1. Correspondence to Dr Cathal O'Connor, Dermatology, South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Cork T12 X23H, Ireland; drcathaloconnor{at}

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A 5-year-old girl presented to the paediatric dermatology clinic with diffuse leucoderma and leucotrichia. She had been diagnosed with severe combined immunodeficiency (ARTEMIS defect) in infancy. She received an unrelated haematopoietic stem cell transplant which was complicated by treatment-resistant graft versus host disease (GVHD). She then received a peripheral blood stem cell transplant from her mother at 18 months of age. …

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  • Contributors SB, LAM and CO'C identified the case for write-up. SB produced the initial draft. CO'C and SB worked on further drafts. SB, CO'C and LAM approved of the final version.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

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