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Paraneoplastic subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus: report of a case associated with cancer of the lung.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9094469     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus (SCLE) associated with lung carcinoma is presented. A review of the literature revealed only 5 other cases of SCLE associated with internal malignancy. The tumor in the described case most probably developed before the appearance of the eruption. Cancer chemotherapy was followed by shrinkage of tumor mass and regression of the skin lesions. The sequence of these events corresponds to the definition of paraneoplastic dermatoses.
Authors:
S Brenner; H Golan; A Gat; A Bialy-Golan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dermatology (Basel, Switzerland)     Volume:  194     ISSN:  1018-8665     ISO Abbreviation:  Dermatology (Basel)     Publication Date:  1997  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-06-19     Completed Date:  1997-06-19     Revised Date:  2006-04-24    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9203244     Medline TA:  Dermatology     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  172-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Dermatology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Antibiotics, Antineoplastic / administration & dosage
Antineoplastic Agents / administration & dosage
Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating / administration & dosage
Antineoplastic Agents, Phytogenic / administration & dosage
Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols / therapeutic use
Carcinoma, Small Cell / complications*,  drug therapy,  pathology
Cisplatin / administration & dosage
Cyclophosphamide / administration & dosage
Dermatologic Agents / therapeutic use
Doxorubicin / administration & dosage
Etoposide / administration & dosage
Female
Humans
Hydroxychloroquine / therapeutic use
Lung Neoplasms / complications*,  drug therapy,  pathology
Lupus Erythematosus, Cutaneous / drug therapy,  etiology*,  pathology
Middle Aged
Paraneoplastic Syndromes / drug therapy,  etiology*,  pathology
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antibiotics, Antineoplastic; 0/Antineoplastic Agents; 0/Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating; 0/Antineoplastic Agents, Phytogenic; 0/Dermatologic Agents; 118-42-3/Hydroxychloroquine; 15663-27-1/Cisplatin; 23214-92-8/Doxorubicin; 33419-42-0/Etoposide; 50-18-0/Cyclophosphamide

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