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Bazex-Dupré-Christol syndrome

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Symmetrical dermatosis with erythematous eruptions seen in patients with upper respiratory tract or digestive tract carcinomas. Skin lesions usually involve the hands, feet, ears, and nose, later spreading to the cheeks, elbows, knees, and, finally, the trunk. Very rare. Inheritance is x-linked dominant.


  • A. Bazex, A. Dupré, B. Christol:
    Genodermatose complexe de type indeterminé associant une hypothricose, un état atrophodermique generalisé et des degenerescences cutanées multiples (epitheliomas-basocellulaires).
    Bulletin de la Société française de dermatologie et de syphiligraphie, Paris, 1964, 71:206.
  • A. Bazex, R. Salvador, A. Dupré, B. Christol:
    Syndrome paranéoplastique à type d’hyperkératose des extrémités. Guérison après la traitement de l’épithélioma laryngé.
    Bulletin de la Société française de dermatologie et de syphiligraphie, Paris, 1965, 72: 182.

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