Lung involvement at initial presentation in blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm lacking cutaneous lesion

Endo, Koji; Mihara, Keichiro; Oiwa, Hiroshi; Yoshida, Tetsumi; Mino, Tatsuji; Sasaki, Naomi; Takihara, Yoshihiro
February 2013
Annals of Hematology;Feb2013, Vol. 92 Issue 2, p269
Academic Journal
The article presents a case study of an 82-year-old female who was presented with shortness of breath, fever, and neutropenia in the peripheral blood. It mentions that the patient was diagnosed with interstitial pneumonia associated with autoimmune disease. It mentions that oral predonisolone has made the situation tougher and states that positron-emission tomography (PET) has confirmed blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm (BPDCN) with cutaneous lesion.


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