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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2023 Vol.24 No.12 P.1141-1150


A case of vitiligo after COVID-19 vaccination: a possible role of thymic dysfunction


Affiliation(s):  GN. Gabrichevsky Scientific and Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Moscow 125212, Russia; more

Corresponding email(s):   denis.pfa@gmail.com

Key Words:  vitiligo, COVID-19 vaccination, thymic dysfunction, autoimmunity, сomplication, stress

Denis KUZNETSOV, Oleg KALYUZHIN, Andrey MIRONOV, Valery NESCHISLIAEV, Anastasiia KUZNETSOVA. A case of vitiligo after COVID-19 vaccination: a possible role of thymic dysfunction[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2023, 24(12): 1141-1150.

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During the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, vaccines help control the spread of infection. To date, 47 vaccines have been approved, with another 227 candidates in various stages of development. In the short period of time since the beginning of their use, evidence has begun to emerge of complications following vaccination in the form of the development or exacerbation of a number of pathological conditions (Block et al., 2022; Haseeb et al., 2022). For example, a population-based study in France identified 1612 cases of myocarditis and 1613 cases of pericarditis requiring hospital treatment within five months of vaccination (le Vu et al., 2022).


1G.N. Gabrichevsky Scientific and Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Moscow 125212, Russia
2I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Moscow 119991, Russia
3Perm State Pharmaceutical Academy, Perm 614990, Russia


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