Erythema gyratum repens

Erythema gyratum repens is a figurate erythema that is rapidly moving and usually a marker of underlying cancer,[1][2][3]:143 usually from the lung.[4][5][6]

Erythema gyratum repens
Other namesGammel's disease[1])

See also


  1. Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1.
  2. Freedberg, et al. (2003). Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine. (6th ed.). Page 977. McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-138076-0.
  3. James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
  4. Lomholt H, Thestrup-Pedersen K. Paraneoplastic skin manifestations of lung cancer. Acta Derm Venereol. May 2000;80(3):200-2.
  5. Olsen TG, Milroy SK, Jones-Olsen S. Erythema gyratum repens with associated squamous cell carcinoma of the lung. Cutis. Oct 1984;34(4):351-3, 355.
  6. Serrao V, Martins A, Ponte P, Baptista J, Apetato M, Feio AB. Erythema gyratum repens as the initial manifestation of lung cancer. Eur J Dermatol. Mar-Apr 2008;18(2):197-8.

Further reading

  • Prouty, Megan; Liu, Deede (2019). "Erythema Gyratum Repens Associated with Anal Cancer". New England Journal of Medicine : Images in Clinical Medicine. 380 (3): e3. doi:10.1056/NEJMicm1805833. ISSN 0028-4793. PMID 30650327. Illustration of the condition

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