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Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia

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Abstract

ALBUQUERQUE, Vanessa Martins Ferreira de; CARDOSO, Alberto Eduardo Cox; MELO, Maria José de Medeiros Barros  and  SOUZA, Paulo Fernando de. Case for diagnosis. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2008, vol.83, n.2, pp. 170-172. ISSN 1806-4841.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962008000200013.

A case of erythema gyratum repens is described in a 40-year-old man with a generalized, bizarre, figurated and pruritic erythema with fine scaling borders. Laboratorial exams and radiography of the thorax were normal in the first visit. A tomographic study of the thorax showed a lobulated pulmonary nodule and the immunohistochemistry on the biopsy of an inguinal lymph node confirmed the lung cancer as the primary site of the neoplasia.

Keywords : Erythema; Lung neoplasms; Paraneoplastic syndromes.

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