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    Cutaneous manifestations of lung cancer.
    Semin Oncol 2016 Jun 23;43(3):366-9. Epub 2016 Feb 23.
    University of Louisville, Division of Dermatology, Louisville, KY. Electronic address:
    Skin findings can serve as a clue to internal disease. In this article, cutaneous manifestations of underlying lung malignancy are reviewed. Paraneoplastic dermatoses are rare, but when recognized early, can lead to early diagnosis of an underlying neoplasm. Read More

    Cutaneous manifestations of breast cancer.
    Semin Oncol 2016 Jun 23;43(3):331-4. Epub 2016 Feb 23.
    Levine Cancer Institute, Carolinas HealthCare System, Charlotte, NC. Electronic address:
    Breast cancer may present with cutaneous symptoms. The skin manifestations of breast cancer are varied. Some of the more common clinical presentations of metastatic cutaneous lesions from breast cancer will be described. Read More

    Self-assembled multi-ring formations of glutamine and a possible link to erythema gyratum repens.
    Med Hypotheses 2015 Jul 14;85(1):10-6. Epub 2015 Mar 14.
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Loughborough University, Loughborough LE11 3TU, United Kingdom. Electronic address:
    In the body L-glutamine is abundant and required for the proliferation of cells. Indeed human physiology is dependent upon having and maintaining the correct glutamine levels for a range of functions including neurological signalling and a healthy immune system. However, during tumourigenesis cell proliferation demands elevated levels of glutamine, which can ultimately lead to muscle atrophy. Read More

    Tinea cutis glabrae: causes of diagnostic challenge.
    Postepy Dermatol Alergol 2014 Dec 3;31(6):421-4. Epub 2014 Dec 3.
    Department of Dermatology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland. Head of Department: Prof. Zygmunt Adamski.
    Dermatophytoses belong to the most common disease entities encountered in everyday dermatological practice. Despite the fact that their clinical presentation, course and treatment response remain rather typical, they often present a considerable diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. We present a case of a 54-year-old male who presented to the outpatient clinic of the Department of Dermatology in December 2012 with the diagnosis of erythema gyratum repens for further diagnosis and treatment of skin lesions gradually intensifying in the previous 2 years. Read More

    Neutrophilic skin lesions in autoimmune connective tissue diseases: nine cases and a literature review.
    Medicine (Baltimore) 2014 Dec;93(29):e346
    From the Dermatology Department (EH, AS, MJ, FC, MarB, MR, JDB) and Pathology Department (MDVP, MaxB, BCB), Paris Diderot University, Sorbonne Paris Cité, AP-HP, Saint Louis Hospital, Paris, France.
    The pathophysiology of neutrophilic dermatoses (NDs) and autoimmune connective tissue diseases (AICTDs) is incompletely understood. The association between NDs and AICTDs is rare; recently, however, a distinctive subset of cutaneous lupus erythematosus (LE, the prototypical AICTD) with neutrophilic histological features has been proposed to be included in the spectrum of lupus. The aim of our study was to test the validity of such a classification. Read More

    Post-infectious glomerulonephritis presenting as acute renal failure in a patient with Lyme disease.
    J Renal Inj Prev 2014 8;3(1):17-20. Epub 2013 Nov 8.
    Centro Medico Lazzaro Spallanzani, Reggio Emilia, Italy.
    Introduction: We report a case of a patient with acute renal failure in Lyme disease-associated focal proliferative mesangial nephropathy. Lyme disease is a vector-borne disease caused by Borrelia burgdorferi, transmitted by the bite of an infected ixodes tick. Post-infectious glomerulonephritis (GN)secondary to Borrelia burgdorferi infection in man could be fatal, as it is in canine Lyme borreliosis. Read More

    Novel presentation of lepromatous leprosy in an erythema gyratum repens-like pattern.
    Int J Dermatol 2014 Feb 10;53(2):210-2. Epub 2013 Dec 10.
    Department of Skin and Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India.
    Objectives: Leprosy can have diverse cutaneous and occasionally perplexing presentations. We report an unusual case of lepromatous leprosy (LL) with annular lesions resembling erythema gyratum repens.

    Report: A 55-year-old man presented with a symmetrical, hypopigmented, and erythematous rash of bizarre appearance over the lateral aspect of the upper arm, and anterior and posterior aspects of the trunk of two months' duration. Read More

    Paraneoplastic cutaneous manifestations: concepts and updates.
    An Bras Dermatol 2013 Jan-Feb;88(1):9-22
    Catholic University of Brasília- UCB, Brasília, (DF), Brazil.
    The skin often signals systemic changes. Some neoplastic diseases that affect internal organs may trigger several cutaneous manifestations. Although these dermatoses are relatively unusual, the recognition of some typical paraneoplastic dermatoses may lead to the early diagnosis of a neoplasm and determine a better prognosis. Read More

    Erythema gyratum repens is not an obligate paraneoplastic disease: a systematic review of the literature and personal experience.
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2014 Jan 25;28(1):112-5. Epub 2012 Jul 25.
    Section of Dermatology, DISSAL, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy.
    Background: Erythema gyratum repens (EGR) is a rare clinical entity that is considered to be an obligatory paraneoplastic disease. According to the literature, an underlying neoplasm can be detected in 82% of the cases.

    Objectives: The aim of this systemic review was to evaluate the association of EGR with malignancies or other non-neoplastic conditions. Read More

    Erythema gyratum repens: a rare paraneoplastic rash.
    West J Emerg Med 2011 Nov;12(4):556-8
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.
    Erythema gyratum repens (EGR) is a rare and characteristic, paraneoplastic rash associated with a variety of malignancies, most notably lung, esophageal, and breast cancers. This case report details the appearance, epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of EGR. Prompt identification of EGR is essential, as the rash often precedes the diagnosis of malignancy by several months. Read More

    Cutaneous paraneoplasia.
    Clin Dermatol 2011 Sep-Oct;29(5):541-7
    Sector of Dermatology and Post Graduation Course of Dermatology, University Hospital Clementino Fraga Filho andSchool of Medicine, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, 22280-020 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Paraneoplasias are frequently the first sign of a subjacent malignant tumor. Although relatively rare, they need to be recognized by dermatologists to make an early diagnosis and improve the prognosis related especially to the neoplasia. This contribution presents the morphologic aspects and the differential diagnosis of the main paraneoplasias, which include acanthosis nigricans, tripe palms, Leser-Trélat sign, acquired ichthyosis, acquired hypertrichosis lanuginosa, pityriasis rotunda, erythema gyratum repens, palmo-plantar keratoderma, Bazex syndrome, and dermatomyositis, hoping to contribute to the familiarity of dermatologists with the identification and early diagnosis of this group. Read More

    Diagnosis and treatment of cutaneous paraneoplastic disorders.
    Dermatol Ther 2010 Nov-Dec;23(6):662-75
    Georgia Dermatopathology Associates, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
    The skin plays a critical role in the detection of internal malignances. Cutaneous signs of these disorders afford clinicians opportunities for early diagnosis and treatment. We aim to succinctly review the recognition, diagnosis, and treatment of selected cutaneous paraneoplastic diseases. Read More

    Paraneoplastic dermatoses associated with gynecologic and breast malignancies.
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 2010 Jul;65(7):455-61
    Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA.
    Unlabelled: Paraneoplastic dermatoses are a heterogeneous group of skin disorders that manifest an underlying internal malignancy. Early recognition of these cutaneous hallmarks offers an opportunity for early diagnosis, treatment of the internal malignancy and monitoring for tumor recurrence. The 9 most common paraneoplastic and metastatic cutaneous manifestations of malignancies found in women with gynecologic or breast disease are reviewed including a review of multicentric reticulohistiocytosis, dermatomyositis, malignant acanthosis nigricans, erythema gyratum repens, hypertrichosis lanuginosa acquisita, Sweet syndrome, Paget disease, extramammary Paget disease, and Sister Mary Joseph nodule. Read More

    Erythema gyratum repens associated with pityriasis rubra pilaris.
    Clin Exp Dermatol 2011 Mar;36(2):161-4
    St John's Institute of Dermatology, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.
    Erythema gyratum repens (EGR) is a rare cutaneous eruption characterized by serpiginous morphology and a migrating scaly border. It is one of the most specific cutaneous paraneoplastic phenomena, and is associated with malignancy in most cases. We report a 46-year-old Afro-Caribbean man with the unequivocal clinical and histological features of pityriasis rubra pilaris (PRP). Read More

    [Bullous pemphigoid with figurate erythema. A case report].
    Rev Med Inst Mex Seguro Soc 2008 Jul-Aug;46(4):427-30
    Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital de Especialidades, Centro Médico Nacional de Occidente, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Guadalajara, Jalisco.
    Bullous pemphigoid is an autoimmune dermatosis characterized by deposition of immunoglobulin G (IgG) and/or complement along basement membrane zone. The lesions of bullous pemphigoid are tense blisters on trunk and extremities, oral lesions are unusual. Figurate erythema includes some dermatologic pictures characterized by annular and polycyclic lesions. Read More

    [Erythema gyratum repens Gammel without internal cancer--case report].
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 2008 Mar;24(141):257-9
    Slaski Uniwersytet Medyczny w Katowicach, Katedra i Klinika Dermatologii.
    Erythema gyratum repens Gammel is a rare illness that almost always accompanies the tumour of internal organs. The case of 63 year-old women with the clinical and histological recognition of Erythema gyratum repens Gammel without the accompanying tumour will be introduced. The exanthema had the character of swelling, itchy erythemas that very quickly (in a few days) started widening concentrically, forming the typical ring-shaped pattern reminding grains. Read More

    Lupus erythematosus gyratus repens.
    Eur J Dermatol 2007 Jan-Feb;17(1):79-82. Epub 2007 Feb 27.
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Ernst-Kromayer-Str. 5, D-06097 Halle (Saale), Germany.
    "Lupus erythematosus gyratus repens" is viewed clinically and histologically as an annular variant of a subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus and was described for the first time in French by the authors Laugier, Lénys and Bulte in 1959 as chronic-recurrent figurate erythema. The current name of the disease goes back to Hewitt et al. (1975) and Laugier (1977). Read More

    Gyrate erythema associated with metastatic tumor of gastrointestinal tract.
    Dermatol Online J 2006 Oct 31;12(6):11. Epub 2006 Oct 31.
    Department of Dermatology, Clinical Center Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia and Montenegro.
    Figurate or gyrate erythemas are group of skin conditions that present as annular or figurate erythematous papules and plaques with peripheral spreading. Several diseases are included in this group but only two of them are associated with underlying malignancy, erythema annulare centrifugum and erythema gyratum repens. We present a 58-year-old woman with simultaneous presentation of gyrate erythema and skin metastasis from a gastrointestinal tumor that was diagnosed by histopathology and immunohistochemistry as a leiomyogenic gastrointestinal stromal tumor. Read More

    Penicillin-induced anti-p200 pemphigoid: an unusual morphology.
    Acta Derm Venereol 2006 ;86(5):443-6
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Warsaw, PL-02008 Warsaw, Poland.
    We report here a case of a 52-year-old woman with erythema gyratum repens-like lesions appearing during anti-p200 pemphigoid, probably induced by oral penicillin. The diagnosis of anti-p200 pemphigoid was made by the presence of in vivo bound and circulating IgG anti-basement membrane zone auto-antibody reactive with the dermal side of salt-split skin and with 200 kDa protein in dermal extract on Western immunoblot. Laser scanning confocal microscopic study disclosed the localization of IgG at the lamina lucida-lamina densa border. Read More

    Acrokeratosis paraneoplastica of Bazex as an indicator for underlying squamous cell carcinoma of the lung.
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 2006 Jun 25;132(6):376-8. Epub 2006 Jan 25.
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, St. Georg Vorsorge- und Rehabilitationskliniken, Kurhausplatz 1, 79862 Höchenschwand, Germany.
    Purpose: Obligatory cutaneous paraneoplastic disorders comprising acanthosis nigricans maligna, erythema gyratum repens, paraneoplastic pemphigus, hypertrichosis lanuginosa acquisita, erythema necrolyticum migrans and acrokeratosis paraneoplastica are rare. However, as markers of an underlying internal malignancy they are of utmost importance for the patient. Acrokeratosis paraneoplastica (first described by Gougerot and Rupp in 1922) was named after Bazex who had then reported several cases in a French dermatological journal since 1965 (Bazex et al. Read More

    [Atypical erythema gyratum repens secondary to bronchogenic carcinoma].
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2003 Mar;1(3):216-8
    Universitäts-Hautklinik Münster.
    Erythema gyratum repens (EGR) is an obligate paraneoplastic eruption that indicates an underlying malignancy, most commonly cancer of the lung or breast. The characteristic clinical finding is a rapidly expanding, mildly scaling dermatosis with a 'wood-grain' pattern. This typical concentric erythema is not seen in all patients. Read More

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