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Paraneoplastic Erythema Annulare Centrifugum Eruption: PEACE.
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PMID:  22320680     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Erythema annulare centrifugum is a reactive erythema of various possible etiologies including, although less often, an associated cancer. Cancer-related erythema annulare centrifugum is most commonly associated with lymphoproliferative malignancies, specifically lymphoma and leukemia. Malignancy-associated erythema annulare centrifugum is more frequently seen in women than men and the presence of skin lesions usually precedes the clinical diagnosis of the underlying malignancy. Neoplasm-derived erythema annulare centrifugum lesions often resolve following treatment of the cancer. Recurrence of erythema annulare centrifugum may occur along with the relapse of the underlying malignancy. Paraneoplastic erythema annulare centrifugum eruption (PEACE) is speculated to be a result of a cytokine or other tumor-associated factors.
Authors:
Hubert M Chodkiewicz; Philip R Cohen
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-2-9
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of clinical dermatology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1175-0561     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-2-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100895290     Medline TA:  Am J Clin Dermatol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Medical School, The University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX, USA.
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