Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 3, Number 6, December 2012, pages 337-339

Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm With Leukemic Progression


Figure 1.
Figure 1. (A) Multiple purple to brown macules and papules on the back. (B) Skin biopsy with neoplastic cells in the dermis distributed in a perivascular and periadnexal pattern (hematoxylin-eosin (H & E) stain, original magnification 100 x). (C) Monotonous infiltrate of blastic appearing neoplastic cells in the dermis (H & E stain, original magnification, 400 x) positive for (D) CD4 (original magnification 100 x), (E) CD56 (original magnification 100 x, and (F) TCL-1 (original magnification 200 x). (G) Peripheral blood smear with circulating blasts (Wright Giemsa, original magnification 1,000 x), (H) and bone marrow with acute leukemia (H & E, original magnification 40 x). (I) Leukemic cells positive for CD123 (original magnification 200 x).