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European Journal of Dermatology


Improvement of psoriasiform eruptions after resection of breast cancer Volume 27, numéro 6, November-December 2017


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1 Division of Dermatology, Shiso Municipal Hospital, 93 Yamasaki-cho, Shiso, 6712576, Japan
2 Gene Expression and Regulation Program, The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
3 Division of Breast Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe University, 7-5-2 Kusunoki-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, 6500017, Japan
4 Division of Dermatology, Tohoku Medical and Pharmaceutical University, 1-12-1 Fukumuro, Miyagino-ku, Sendai, 9838512, Japan

Psoriasis is an inflammatory autoimmune disease, the pathophysiology of which is not completely understood [1-6]. Although several paraneoplastic syndromes have been described, none formally include psoriasis [1, 2]. However, some reports have suggested an association between psoriasis and malignancies, and a common pathogenetic mechanism may underlie psoriasis and malignancies, although this is unclear [1-3]. There are only a few reports of psoriasis associated with breast cancer (BC) [1-3]. Gregoriou [...]