Systemic eosinophilia with skin and pulmonary infiltrates in a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia: A case report

Veronika Nagy, Corina Dommann-Scherrer, Alexandar Tzankov, Miklos Pless


We report on a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) under treatment with fludarabine who developed skin ulcers, systemic eosinophilia and pulmonary infiltrates. Despite extensive diagnostic investigations, no cause of the clinical findings could be detected. After unsuccessful treatment with prednisone and hydroxyurea, the patient died. Autopsy revealed a surprising diagnosis, explaining all symptoms and findings.

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Case Reports in Clinical Pathology

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