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Oro-genital ulcers with a positive pathergy test in acute myeloid leukaemia

Authors:

BLPP Balasooriya,

Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ragama, LK
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HFS Fonseka,

Dermatology Unit, Teaching Hospital, Ragama, Sri Lanka, LK
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S Williams,

Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Ragama, LK
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A Premawardhena

Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ragama, LK
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Abstract

We report a young girl who presented with painful oral and genital ulcers and a positive pathergy test as a result of acute myeloid leukaemia M4 subtype. This is the first case report of this combination of signs and symptoms reported in acute myeloid leukaemia (AML).

Key words: leukaemia, genital ulcer, Behcet's disease

DOI: 10.4038/cmj.v54i4.1456

Ceylon Medical Journal Vol.54(4) 2009: 131-132  
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4038/cmj.v54i4.1456
How to Cite: Balasooriya, B., Fonseka, H., Williams, S. and Premawardhena, A., 2009. Oro-genital ulcers with a positive pathergy test in acute myeloid leukaemia. Ceylon Medical Journal, 54(4), pp.131–132. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/cmj.v54i4.1456
Published on 11 Dec 2009.
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