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Disseminated linear calcinosis cutis associated with the Koebner phenomenon in an infant with congenital acute monocytic leukaemia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15099374     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present a unique case of an infant with acute monocytic leukaemia who presented at birth with multiple rubbery, erythematous to violaceous subcutaneous nodules secondary to leukaemia cutis. As these infiltrates regressed with chemotherapy, numerous white to yellow linear confluent papules appeared in a scratch-like pattern. These lesions were widely disseminated but were concentrated across her face, trunk and extremities with relative sparing of the napkin area and back. We propose that these lesions represent a form of dystrophic calcinosis cutis that occurred secondary to koebnerization in an infant with congenital leukaemia cutis.
Authors:
E K Satter; C H Maari; K D Morel; L F Eichenfield; B B Cunningham; S F Friedlander; J N Bergman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of dermatology     Volume:  150     ISSN:  0007-0963     ISO Abbreviation:  Br. J. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  2004 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-04-21     Completed Date:  2004-06-29     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0004041     Medline TA:  Br J Dermatol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  753-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Paediatric Dermatology, Children's Hospital/University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Calcinosis / complications,  pathology*
Female
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Leukemia / complications,  pathology*
Leukemia, Monocytic, Acute / complications,  congenital*
Leukemic Infiltration / complications,  pathology*
Skin Diseases / complications,  pathology*

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