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Bizman dies two days after getting hair transplant

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A 43-year-old died in hospital in here last week, more than 50 hours after he underwent a 12-hour-long hair procedure at a clinic, police said Wednesday.

The businessman, identified as Shrawan Kumar Choudhary, had attended a hair transplant session at a private clinic at Chinchpokli in central on March 8, a police said.

Choudhary, a resident of Sakinaka, suffered complications soon after the hair transplant, he said.

Choudhary was taken to a hospital in suburban Powai, after he developed breathlessness and swelling in his throat and on face, the said.

He died on Saturday (March 9) due to allergic reaction in the hospital, he said.

According to police, the showed symptoms of anaphylaxis, a serious life threatening allergic reaction.

Police have registered a case of accidental death and further investigation is underway.

In his statement, the dermatologist, at whose clinic Choudhary underwent the procedure, said the wanted to graft 9000 hairs in one go, which was against medical advise, the said.

Getting more than 3000 hairs in a single sitting was also not advisable, but, in this case the went on for more than 12 hours, he said.

Police are awaiting final postmortem report to ascertain the exact cause of death, the official added.

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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 15:15 IST