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Urticaria pigmentosa and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7562854     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Childhood urticaria pigmentosa is generally considered to have a good prognosis with the majority of cases undergoing spontaneous resolution. However, there have been a number of reports of haematological malignancies occurring in association with urticaria pigmentosa. We describe a child with extensive urticaria pigmentosa and a congenital cardiac anomaly who developed acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and suggest a possible common aetiology.
H M Lewis; E Winter; P Darbyshire; A Yoong; J R Marsden; C Moss
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine     Volume:  88     ISSN:  0141-0768     ISO Abbreviation:  J R Soc Med     Publication Date:  1995 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-11-06     Completed Date:  1995-11-06     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802879     Medline TA:  J R Soc Med     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  530P-531P     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Dermatology, Children's Hospital, Birmingham, England, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Heart Ventricles / abnormalities*
Infant, Newborn
Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma / complications*
Transposition of Great Vessels / complications*
Urticaria Pigmentosa / complications*

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