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European Journal of Dermatology


Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma and polymyositis in a patient with squamous cell lung cancer: a new paraneoplastic entity? Volume 30, numéro 6, November-December 2020


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1 Department of Dermatology, Hietzing Hospital, Vienna, Austria
2 Institute of Dermatopathology, Friedrichshafen, Germany

A 64-year-old man presented with a three-month history of skin lesions, muscle weakness and dysphagia. He reported unintentional weight loss of 18 kg over the last year. His past medical history included Type 2 diabetes, arterial hypertension, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.Physical examination revealed asymptomatic, sharply demarcated, erythematous and yellowish non-scaly plaques, mainly on the shoulders, the chest, the proximal extremities and the periorbital region. The lesions varied [...]