Indian Journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2016  |  Volume : 37  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 214--222

Skin: A mirror of internal malignancy


Rita V Vora, RahulKrishna S Kota, Nilofar G Diwan, Nidhi B Jivani, Shailee S Gandhi 
 Department of Dermatology, Shree Krishna Hospital, Pramukh Swami Medical College, Karamsad, Gujarat, India

Correspondence Address:
Rita V Vora
Skin OPD, Room Number 111, Shree Krishna Hospital, Pramukh Swami Medical College, Karamsad - 388 325, Anand, Gujarat
India

Skin manifestations are a reflection of many of the internal diseases. Sometimes, skin disease may be the only manifestation of the internal disease. Internal malignancies may give rise to a number of cutaneous manifestations through their immunological, metabolic, and metastatic consequences. Curth proposed criteria to establish a causal relationship between a dermatosis and a malignant internal disease. Malignancy can present with a plethora of cutaneous manifestations. Here, we describe in brief about various skin manifestations of internal malignancies.


How to cite this article:
Vora RV, Kota RS, Diwan NG, Jivani NB, Gandhi SS. Skin: A mirror of internal malignancy.Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol 2016;37:214-222


How to cite this URL:
Vora RV, Kota RS, Diwan NG, Jivani NB, Gandhi SS. Skin: A mirror of internal malignancy. Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol [serial online] 2016 [cited 2017 Apr 30 ];37:214-222
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