European Journal of Dermatology

, Volume 28, Issue 3, pp 407–409 | Cite as

A case of red lunulae after haematopoietic stem cell transplantation

  • Yosuke Mai
  • Hideyuki UjiieEmail author
  • Akihiro Iguchi
  • Hiroshi Shimizu


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yosuke Mai
    • 1
  • Hideyuki Ujiie
    • 1
    Email author
  • Akihiro Iguchi
    • 2
  • Hiroshi Shimizu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyHokkaido University Graduate School of MedicineSapporoJapan
  2. 2.Department of PediatricsHokkaido University Graduate School of MedicineSapporoJapan

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