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Acrokeratosis paraneoplastica: Bazex syndrome

  • Michael J. Wareing (a1), Samantha A. Vaughan-Jones (a2) and David H. McGibbon (a2)

Abstract

Bazex syndrome, or acrokeratosis paraneoplastica, is a cutaneous paraneoplastic syndrome characterized by psoriasiform lesions associated with, usually, a squamous cell carcinoma of the upper aerodigestive tract. We present a case of Bazex syndrome associated with metastatic cervical squamous cell carcinoma with an unknown primary. The features of the condition are discussed in the light of current knowledge.

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Address for correspondence: Mr M. J. Wareing, 14 Woodlands Park Road, Greenwich, SE10 9XD.

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