2016, Number 4
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ABSTRACTThis paper reports the case of a 71-years-old male with dermatological manifestation as an initial sign of myelodysplastic syndrome, characterized by sudden onset of fever, leukocytosis and skin lesions (papules, erythematous plaques or nodules, well-defined, sensitive to touch, with or without vesicles; histologically with neutrophilic infiltrate in the papillary dermis without leukocytoclastic vasculitis). Twenty percent of cases are associated with malignancies, as it was in this patient, of these 80% were hematologic (polycythemia vera, myelodysplastic syndrome and acute myeloid leukemia).
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