PATHOLOGY & ONCOLOGY RESEARCHVol. 3 No. 1, 1997

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Erythema Gyratum Repens an Immunological Paraneoplastic Dermatosis

Noémi BAKOS1, Géza KRASZNAI2, Ágnes BÉGÁNY3

1Department of Dermatology, Hetényi Géza Hospital, Szolnok, Hungary
2Department of Pathology, Hetényi Géza Hospital, Szolnok, Hungary
3Department of Dermatology, University of Medical School, Debrecen, Hungary

 

The authors present a patient with erythema gyratum repens who had a bronchogenic carcinoma. Autoantibodies and complement at the basement membrane zone of the skin was found which suggest that erythema gyratum repens may have an immunological pathogenesis but the nature of the antigen should be further characterised. Pathology & Oncology Research, Vol 3, Nr 1, 59-61, 1997

Key words: Erythema gyratum repens; Paraneoplastic dermatosis; Immunfluorescence


Received: Dec 5, 1996; accepted: Feb 12, 1997
Correspondence: Noémi BAKOS, Department of Dermatology, Hetényi Géza Hospital, Tószegi u. 21. Szolnok 5000, Hungary; Tel: 36-56-421521, Fax: 36-56-421521/188

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