Burkitt lymphoma in a child with atopic dermatitis and a 7-year history of regular topical tacrolimus use.
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.
University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY 40536-0096, USA.
SourceCutis; cutaneous medicine for the practitioner 89:3 2012 Mar pg 117-20
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Pub Type(s)Case Reports