Vitiligo developed in a 50-year-old man 9 months after allogeneic transplantation from his HLA-identical sister who had had this disease for several years. Our findings suggest adoptive transfer of vitiligo by haematopoietic stem cell transplantation, and lend support to the autoimmune nature of this disease.
Useful keywords (using NLM MeSH Indexing)
Bone Marrow Transplantation/immunology*
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation*