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Systemic sclerosis and chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.
  1. Y. Sidi,
  2. R. Fadilah,
  3. J. Pinkhas,
  4. M. Prokocimer
  1. Department of Internal Medicine D, Beilinson Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel.


    The association between the CREST (calcinosis, Raynaud phenomena, oesophageal hypomotility, sclerodactyly and telangiectasia, variant of systemic sclerosis and chronic lymphocytic leukaemia is described in three patients. The present description raises the possibility that the association of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and systemic sclerosis is non-random.

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