9 Leukemia Rashes, Bruises, and Other Skin Manifestations

Chemotherapy rash

Chemotherapy rash - Leukemia Rashes
Chemotherapy rash – Leukemia Rashes

Treatment of leukemia is meant to improve the prognosis of the patient, but it has several side effects your doctor will need to talk about. One of them is chemotherapy rash, a skin manifestation showing up in various parts of the body which may be associated with stinging, or skin tenderness.

References

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