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Cutaneous Malignancies

Question
9 out of 28
 

Underlying internal malignancy is NOT shown by



A Acanthosis nigricans

B Bullous pyoderma gang renosum

C Granuloma annulare

D Erythema gyratum repens

Ans. C
[Granuloma-annulare]

1). Disorders with an association with underlying malignancy -

2). necrotic migratory erythema, acanthosis nigricans Erythema gyratum repens, skin metastasis, acquired ichthyosis, bollous pyoderma gangrenosum, Sweet syndrome, Dermatomyositis, Pemphigus vulgaris.

Disorder

Comments

Acquired ichthyosis

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Distinguish from the mild xerosis caused

by reticulosis, lipid lowering drugs,

leprosy, and AIDS

Acanthosis nigricans

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Associated with GI - adeno carcinoma

Dermatomyositis

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Associated with several neoplastic disease

but particularly of the genital system in

women over 40

Erythema gyratum repens

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Very rare, strong association with

underlying carcinoma (bronchus)

Necrolytic migratory erythema

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Strong association with pancreatic alpha

cell tumour, diabetes, and lower plasma

amino acid accompany

Pemphigus vulgaris

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May be associated with malignancy,

Skin metastasis

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6%, metastasis from carcinoma of lung,

prostate, breast, kidney and stomach

Granuloma annulare - Diffuse and generalized form of granuloma related to diabetes similar to necrobiosis lipoidica.

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