Ecthyma gangrenosum complicating first line treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia
- Hematology & Transfusion International Journal
N Alami Drideb, S Bouchnafati, I Khoussar M Ouazzani, W Ghandour, Z Khammar, R Berrady
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Ecthyma Gangrenosum is a severe skin disease commonly associated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa septicemia, there is an increased risk of infection in patients with malignancy undergoing chemotherapy notably Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). We present a case report of CLL patient infested by P. aeruginosa.
chronic lymphocytic leukemia, ecthyma gangrenosum, rituximab fludarabine cyclophosphamide