A case of adult T cell leukemia with bullae in the palmoplantar regions followed by a crisis.


A 48-year-old Japanese female who had had chronic ATL for 4 years suddenly developed vesicles on the palms and soles. Histologically, these bullae were specific lesions of ATL. After a tendency toward improvement, a crisis appeared with increases in the following: peripheral white blood cells, atypical lymphocytes, CD25 positive cells, serum LDH, and… (More)


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