Cases of aleukemic myelosis, described by MacCallum1 as a disease in which there may be a qualitative change in the white blood cells with at times no apparent change in their quantity, are still infrequently reported, as reference to the available American literature has demonstrated. The apparent simultaneous development of a cutaneous manifestation of the leukemic process in such a case under our observation prompts us to report the history and the course.
REPORT OF A CASE
History.—F. L., a farmer aged 45, was admitted to the Veterans Administration Facility Hospital on Feb. 4, 1935. He complained of abdominal distention, the result of gas and extreme weakness. He stated that he became ill suddenly about four weeks prior to his admission to the hospital. He said that he had not had medical attention in the past sixteen years and had not been ill except for a
ZIMMERMAN EF, CURTIS HC. ALEUKEMIC MYELOSIS WITH CUTANEOUS NODULES. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1936;33(4):684–688. doi:10.1001/archderm.1936.01470100081006
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