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Leukemia cutis in a patient with acute myelogenous leukemia: a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20184209     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Leukemia cutis is an infiltration of malignant neoplastic leukocytes or their precursors into the epidermis, dermis, or subcutis. These neoplastic cells are derived from abnormal leukocytes in the bone marrow where maturation aberrations occur. Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) is the second most common cause of leukemia cutis and the most common leukemia among adults. In the elderly population, AML presents a challenge to the medical community because of the number of preexisting comorbid conditions and the safety profile of useful chemotherapeutic agents.
Shino Bay Aguilera; Matthew Zarraga; Les Rosen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cutis     Volume:  85     ISSN:  0011-4162     ISO Abbreviation:  Cutis     Publication Date:  2010 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-02-26     Completed Date:  2010-03-25     Revised Date:  2013-09-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0006440     Medline TA:  Cutis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  31-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Wellington Regional Medical Center, Florida, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute / classification,  pathology*
Leukemic Infiltration* / diagnosis,  therapy
Recurrence / prevention & control
Remission Induction / methods
Skin / pathology*

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