TITLE

Erythematous groin plaque in a patient with multiple myeloma

AUTHOR(S)
Freiman, Anatoli; Nguyen, Khue; Muhn, Channy Y.; Srolovitz, Herbert; Billick, Robin C.
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/6/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 1, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a clinical report on a patient with multiple myeloma and ecthyma gangrenosum (EG). Results of physical examination of the patient; Effect of Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacterium on the patient; Analysis of the profile of patients with EG; Description of the histologic picture of EG.
ACCESSION #
13605285

 

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