Neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis heralding the onset of chronic myelogenous leukaemia

M Gómez Vázquez, C Peteiro, J Toribio
Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology: JEADV 2003, 17 (3): 328-30
Neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis was initially described in acute myelogenous leukaemic patients undergoing chemotherapy, suggesting a drug-induced mechanism. It has been reported in some with various neoplastic and non-neoplastic conditions as well as in healthy individuals. However, most the reported cases have been described in acute myelogenous leukaemic cases receiving chemotherapy. We describe a neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis case unassociated with chemotherapy in a woman with chronic myelogenous leukaemia.

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