alexa Chloroma of the Tongue in a Patient with Acute Myeloid Leukemia

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Chloroma of the Tongue in a Patient with Acute Myeloid Leukemia

A 36-year-old female presented with a 2 week history of a tongue lesion causing significant discomfort. Initially, she was given Nystatin but her lesion continued to get worse prompting her to present to the hospital. She also reported of intermittent fever, night sweats, and abdominal pain. The physical examination revealed a large, firm, 2.5 cm by 3 cm fungating mass on the superior aspect of the lateral right tongue, covered by a creamy whitish-brown layer.

 
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