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Follicular mucinosis and mycosis-fungoides-like drug eruption due to leuprolide acetate: a case report and review.
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PMID:  22882386     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Leuprolide acetate represents a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist, used as part of the treatment of prostate cancer. We report an unusual case of disseminated urticarial rash following leuprolide injection in a 67-year-old man that histopathologically and immunohistochemically resembled mycosis-fungoides, including the presence of follicular mucinosis and eosinophils in the follicles. This histopathologic pattern has not been previously described as a drug reaction pattern due to leuprolide, and it underscores the importance of correlation with the clinical impression to arrive at a correct diagnosis.
Authors:
Sara C Shalin; Julie Brantley; A Hafeez Diwan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-7-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cutaneous pathology     Volume:  9999     ISSN:  1600-0560     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Cutan. Pathol.     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-8-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0425124     Medline TA:  J Cutan Pathol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 John Wiley & Sons A/S.
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.
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