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Erythema gyratum repens unassociated with underlying malignancy.
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PMID:  7560457     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of erythema gyratum repens occurring in a 62-year-old woman is presented together with a review of the literature. Evaluation and follow-up for the development of malignancy over a 32-month period failed to reveal any evidence of malignancy. Formerly, all cases of erythema gyratum repens were evaluated in terms of an association with an underlying malignant disorder. To date, only sixty cases have been reported in the literature; 14 (23%) were not found to be associated with any neoplasm. Therefore, this term is now also used for cases unassociated with malignancy. Erythema gyratum repens is a cutaneous eruption with a characteristic diagnostic morphology resembling a wood grain pattern.
T Kawakami; R Saito
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of dermatology     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0385-2407     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  1995 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-11-21     Completed Date:  1995-11-21     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7600545     Medline TA:  J Dermatol     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  587-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Second Department of Dermatology, Toho University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Eosinophils / pathology
Epidermis / pathology
Erythema / pathology*
Follow-Up Studies
Keratosis / pathology
Lymphocytes / pathology
Middle Aged
Paraneoplastic Syndromes / pathology
Skin / blood supply

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