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Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume 38, n° 5S
pages 803-805 (mai 1998)
Doi : 10.1016/S0190-9622(98)70462-1
Follicular mucinosis as a presenting sign of acute myeloblastic leukemia
 

William T. Sumner, MDa, James M. Grichnik, MD, PhDb, Christopher R. Shea, MDb,c, Joseph O. Moore, MDd, W.Stacy Miller, MD, Claude S. Burton, MDb
Durham, North Carolina 
From the Department of Medicine,a Divisions of Dermatologyb and Hematology/Oncology,d and Department of Pathology,c Duke University Medical Center 

Abstract

Follicular mucinosis is often associated with mycosis fungoides and has been rarely observed to occur with other neoplastic and inflammatory conditions. We describe a 60-year-old patient with follicular mucinosis who later developed acute myelogenous leukemia. This is the first reported case of follicular mucinosis as a presenting sign of acute myeloblastic leukemia in the absence of mycosis fungoides or leukemia cutis. (J Am Acad Dermatol 1998;39:803-5.)

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