Erythema nodosum after azacitidine in a patient with acute myeloid leukemia

Elham Nasrollahi, Alessio Giubellino & Armin Rashidi
IntroductionNodular skin lesions in patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) raise clinical suspicion for leukemia cutis versus fungal infections. Here, we report a rare case of treatment-related erythema nodosum (EN) in a patient with AML.Case ReportApproximately 5 weeks after the initiation of sorafenib and one week after azacitidine initiation, a 32-year-old man with primary refractory AML presented with several painful red nodules on the lower extremities. Histological examination established a diagnosis of EN.Management and OutcomeTreatment...
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