Pediatric Dermatology

Burkitt Lymphoma in a Child With Atopic Dermatitis and a 7-Year History of Regular Topical Tacrolimus Use

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We describe the case of a boy who presented with abdominal Burkitt lymphoma; he had been regularly using tacrolimus ointment 0.1% for severe recurrent atopic dermatitis for 7 years immediately prior to developing cancer. We present his medical history and review the current knowledge regarding a link between topical tacrolimus and malignancy risk.


 

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