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Unilateral laterothoracic exanthem in a child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9496806     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Unilateral laterothoracic exanthem (ULE) is a rare childhood condition of unknown etiology characterized by a morbilliform rash that usually begins in the axilla and spreads centrifugally. The condition is usually self-limited, does not require specific treatment, and disappears within 4 to 6 weeks. Pruritus may be relieved by oral antihistamines and topical emollients and/or bath oils. We describe ULE in a 6-year-old girl with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the first report of ULE in a patient with malignancy.
Authors:
D W Fort; K E Greer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric dermatology     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0736-8046     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Dermatol     Publication Date:    1998 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-04-28     Completed Date:  1998-04-28     Revised Date:  2009-03-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8406799     Medline TA:  Pediatr Dermatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  51-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22908, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child
Exanthema / complications*
Female
Humans
Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma / complications*
Thorax

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