Leukemia cutis presenting as a chronic herpes zoster ulceration
Kenneth J. Tomecki, M.D.
Jerry F. Mikesell, M.D.
Philip L. Bailin, M.D.
Wilma F. Bergfeld, M.D.
A 75-year-old white man with leukemia had a persistent herpes zoster ulceration with biopsy-specimen evidence of B-cell leukemic infiltrate. Leukemia should be considered in patients with persistent, nonhealing herpes zoster ulceration.