Author | Rosa Maria Estrada-y-martin, MD

Articles

Case In Point: Exfoliative dermatitis: A presenting sign of lung cancer

September 01, 2005

A 53-year-old man presented with a 3-day history of bilateral pain in the lower extremities. He also had a 3-month history of thickening and desquamation of skin, with associated itching, and a 5-lb (2.27-kg) weight loss. The skin changes initially appeared on the hands and subsequently became generalized.