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May 1933

LEUKEMIC MYELOSIS ASSOCIATED WITH SPECIFIC NODULES IN THE SKIN: REPORT OF A CASE AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1933;27(5):725-738. doi:10.1001/archderm.1933.01450040734001
Abstract

Arndt1 has suggested that the old name myeloid leukemia be replaced by myelosis, which has as its essential pathologic feature the generalized hyperplasia of the myeloid hematopoietic tissue. According to the changes in the blood, myelosis is divided into aleukemic, sub-leukemic and leukemic forms.

It is generally recognized that specific changes in the skin are more rarely associated with myelosis than with lymphadenosis. For this reason the following case of leukemic myelosis with associated specific nodular infiltrates in the skin was considered worthy of record.

REPORT OF A CASE

History.—P. S., a white man, aged 55, a merchant, was admitted to St. Luke's Hospital on April 28, 1931, under the care of Dr. Ellery Edwards, and it was with his permission that 1 was able to study this patient. The patient complained of weakness, shortness of breath, pains in the joints and inability to work. A maternal

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