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what color will my hand be, if i'm getting a hand transplant from a black donor and i'm white?

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Dr. Stuart Flechner
Urology 46 years experience
Skin Color Remains: The skin will remain it's original color, although based on the extremely variable amount of pigment in the basal skin layer, it may appear somewhat different after the limb is revascularized.
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
Hand Surgery 25 years experience
Black: The skin color won't change.

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