Plasmacytoid dendritic cell leukemia in children.

@article{Hama2009PlasmacytoidDC,
  title={Plasmacytoid dendritic cell leukemia in children.},
  author={Asahito Hama and Kazuko Kudo and Bustos Villalobos Itzel and Hideki Muramatsu and Nobuhiro Nishio and Nao Yoshida and Yoshiyuki Takahashi and Hiroshi Yagasaki and Masafumi Ito and Seiji Kojima},
  journal={Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={339-43}
}
CD4/CD56 malignancies are rare hematologic neoplasms, which have recently been shown to represent the malignant counterpart of plasmacytoid dendritic cells (pDC). A 5-year-old boy initially presented with multiple subcutaneous lesions on his upper and lower extremities. Skin biopsy results showed large atypical lymphoid cells in the dermis. The blast cells… CONTINUE READING