Journal Article

Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis in Patients with Severe Congenital Neutropenia

Sara Sebnem Kilic, Sevda Mustafayeva, Kezban Ipek and Saduman B. Adim

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

Volume 56, issue 5, pages 359-362
Published in print October 2010 | ISSN: 0142-6338
Published online January 2010 | e-ISSN: 1465-3664 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/tropej/fmp140
Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis in Patients with Severe Congenital Neutropenia

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Leukocytoclastic vasculitis is a rare complication of the use of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF). We present two cases of severe congenital neutropenia (SCN) associated with GCSF use. It is reported that skin rashes and biopsy findings of leukocytoclastic vasculitis following the use of G-CSF.

Keywords: leukocytoclastic vasculitis; severe congenital neutropenia; G-CSF; neutrophilic dermatoses

Journal Article.  1334 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Paediatrics

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