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November 1924

MYELOID LEUKEMIA OF THE SKINREPORT OF A CASE

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1924;10(5):557-560. doi:10.1001/archderm.1924.02360290022004
Abstract

While toxic skin manifestions (the so-called leukemids) are not uncommon in leukemias, true myelogenous leukemia of the skin is an extremely rare disease. Ketron and Gay,1 in a recent paper, have reviewed six cases and added one of their own with manifestations of myeloid leukemia of the skin. Zurhelle,2 in Germany, reported another case of "myeloid, subleukemic chlorleukemia" of the skin. This, to our knowledge, represents the total number of cases which have been recorded up to date. The paucity of references has prompted the publication of the following report.

History.—  S. P., a man, aged 60, was first seen in consultation, Nov. 15, 1922. He gave the following history: He was born in Russia. The family history was negative. He had never been seriously ill and denied venereal infection. He was a moderate smoker and did not indulge in narcotics. He was the father of eight healthy

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