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Cutaneous manifestations of endocrine neoplasia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20467397     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Skin serves as a window to the wellbeing and disease in a person. The recognition of cutaneous markers of endocrine neoplasia can allow for the early diagnosis of tumors, for early treatment and ultimately prevention of morbidity and mortality secondary to malignancy. The following review outlines the various endocrine neoplasias which can present with cutaneous manifestations. The pathogenesis and general manifestations are reviewed as well as the cutaneous manifestations of the endocrine neoplasia. Diagnosis and management are discussed. A summary of the familial endocrine neoplastic syndromes, including the six Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes are reviewed. A current understanding of this subject will allow for better diagnosis and recognition of endocrine tumors as they present with skin signs and symptoms.
E B Lowenstein; E J Lowenstein
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Giornale italiano di dermatologia e venereologia : organo ufficiale, Società italiana di dermatologia e sifilografia     Volume:  145     ISSN:  0392-0488     ISO Abbreviation:  G Ital Dermatol Venereol     Publication Date:  2010 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-14     Completed Date:  2010-09-02     Revised Date:  2012-07-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8102852     Medline TA:  G Ital Dermatol Venereol     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  229-44     Citation Subset:  IM    
Downstate Medical Center, State University of New York, New York, NY, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms / complications*
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms / complications
Gonadal Steroid Hormones
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia / complications
Paraneoplastic Syndromes / etiology*
Pituitary Neoplasms / complications
Skin Diseases / etiology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Gonadal Steroid Hormones

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