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Chronic myelogenous leukemia and porphyria cutanea tarda in a patient with limited systemic sclerosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9598864     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Systemic sclerosis is uncommonly associated with hematologic malignancies. We report the case of a patient who had chronic myelogenous leukemia 3 years after the CREST variant of systemic sclerosis was diagnosed. She also later had porphyria cutanea tarda. The majority of patients who had hematologic malignancies after the diagnosis of systemic sclerosis proved to have either multiple myeloma or chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Hematologic malignancies may be found in patients with systemic sclerosis (either limited or diffuse).
M D Wooten; J W Scott; A M Miller; E Boh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Southern medical journal     Volume:  91     ISSN:  0038-4348     ISO Abbreviation:  South. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1998 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-05-28     Completed Date:  1998-05-28     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404522     Medline TA:  South Med J     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  493-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Medicine, Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, USA.
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MeSH Terms
CREST Syndrome / complications*,  diagnosis
Leukemia, Myelogenous, Chronic, BCR-ABL Positive / complications*,  diagnosis
Porphyria Cutanea Tarda / complications*,  diagnosis
Raynaud Disease / complications,  diagnosis

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