Rheumatic manifestations of neoplasia.
S Wilson, PM Brooks
Curr Opin Rheumatol | Published : 1993
Recent literature on the rheumatic manifestations of neoplasia has again focused on the increased association of Sjögren's syndrome and rheumatoid arthritis with lymphoproliferative malignancies and leukemias. A series of 13 patients with monocytoid B-cell lymphoma, a recently described variant of low-grade B-cell lymphoma, and Sjögren's syndrome was reported. The skeletal manifestations of leukemias are extensively reviewed emphasizing that osteoarticular manifestations may predate the hematologic disease. A case of monoarthritis of the knee as a manifestation of chronic leukemia is presented in which synovial biopsy revealed a leukemic infiltrate. Recent studies looking at the association ..View full abstract