Plasmacytoid dendritic cell leukemia: a rapidly evolving disease presenting with skin lesions sensitive to radiotherapy plus hyperthermia.


Plasmacytoid dendritic cell leukemia (pDCL) is a rapidly evolving disease, which frequently presents with skin lesions, particularly nodules and plaques with a typical reddish-brown or brown color. Treatment of pDCL is based on multiagent chemotherapy followed by allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant, but skin lesions may be refractory to therapy… (More)
DOI: 10.1634/theoncologist.2009-0184