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Leukemia cutis

leukemia cutis leukemia cu·tis (kyōō’tĭs)
Leukemia characterized by sometimes nodular yellow-brown, red, blue-red, or purple skin lesions, associated with infiltrations or accumulations of leukemic cells in the skin.


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