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CASE REPORT
Year : 2006  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 206-208

Paraneoplastic leukocytoclastic vasculitis in chronic lymphoid leukemia


Department of Radiotherapy, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India

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B S Yadav
Senior Resident, Dept. of Radiotherapy, PGIMER, Chandigarh - 160012
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.29835

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A 50-year-old female who was a known case of chronic lymphoid leukemia (CLL) developed ecchymoses, purpuric spots with papules, some nodules (1-3 mm) and crusts all over the body associated with severe burning and itching along with exaggeration of CLL. The lesions were more prominent on lower limbs and face. Skin biopsy was reported as leukocytoclastic vasculitis. These lesions regressed after treatment with leukeran and glucocorticoids.


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