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Monosymptomatic Relapse of Acute Myeloid Leukemia Confined to the Skin

  • M. Tebbe
  • H. Hamm
  • G. Bonsmann
  • G. Innig
  • G. Kolde
Conference paper
Part of the Haematology and Blood Transfusion / Hämatologie und Bluttransfusion book series (HAEMATOLOGY, volume 36)

Abstract

Many patients with leukemia show nonspecific skin lesions such as vasculitis, purpura, and erythema multiforme. Specific lesions are characterized by cutaneous infiltrates of leukemic cells and occur in approximately 2% [1] of the patients with acute myeloic leukemia. The identification of such infiltrates is important for establishing the diagnosis and for monitoring the course of leukemia [2].

Keywords

Acute Myeloid Leukemia Erythema Multiforme Monocytic Leukemia Electron Dense Granule Granulocytic Sarcoma 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Tebbe
    • 1
  • H. Hamm
    • 1
  • G. Bonsmann
    • 1
  • G. Innig
    • 2
  • G. Kolde
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of DermatologyUniversity of MünsterGermany
  2. 2.Internal MedicineUniversity of MünsterGermany

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