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[Cutaneous leukocytoclastic vasculitis and renal carcinoma].

Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital de Fuenlabrada, Madrid, España.
Actas Dermo-Sifiliográficas 06/2006; 97(4):271-4.
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ABSTRACT The association between leukocytoclastic vasculitis and solid tumors like renal carcinoma has been infrequently described. We present the case of a 76-year-old woman who began with skin lesions on the legs that were clinically and histologically diagnosed as leukocytoclastic vasculitis. During analysis of the symptoms, she was diagnosed with renal carcinoma. After the tumor was excised, the vasculitis lesions disappeared, with no recurrence during the follow-up period.

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