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How to recognize pediatric leukemia cutis

Key clinical point: Researchers have characterized the clinical presentation, progression, and prognosis of leukemia cutis in a pediatric population.

Major finding: The majority of pediatric patients (65%) presented with concomitant systemic leukemia and leukemia cutis.

Study details: A retrospective case series of 31 children with leukemia cutis.

Disclosures: No funding sources were reported. The authors did not report conflicts of interest.


Andriescu EC et al. Pediatr Dermatol. 2019 Jul 5. doi: 10.1111/pde.13864.