The spectrum of cutaneous lesions in pediatric patients with leukemia.

@article{Molina1994TheSO,
  title={The spectrum of cutaneous lesions in pediatric patients with leukemia.},
  author={Destiny Molina and Jorge Leonardo Sanchez and Caroline Ziemer},
  journal={Puerto Rico health sciences journal},
  year={1994},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={
          247-9
        }
}
This is a clinical study that attempts to determine the incidence and patterns of cutaneous lesions in 109 pediatric patients with leukemia. Non-specific lesions, namely, adverse reactions to chemotherapy, complications of immunosuppression, and hemorrhagic diathesis were seen in 88.7% of those patients with acute lymphocytic leukemia and in 88.9% of patients with acute non-lymphocytic leukemia. Leukemia cutis was seen in three patients with acute non-lymphocytic leukemia, and in one patient… CONTINUE READING