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Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume 42, n° 5P2
pages 875-878 (mai 2000)
Doi : 10.1016/S0190-9622(00)90259-7
Scleromyxedema: Possible association with seminoma

Abdullah Alfadley, MD, FRCP(C) a, Ibrahim Al Hoqail, MD b, Abdullah Al Eisa, MD a
a Department of Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 
b Department of Dermatology, King Khalid University Hospital. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 


Although scleromyxedema has been associated with neoplasm in rare instances, the literature showed no evidence of association with seminoma. We report a 43-year-old man who presented with a scleromyxedema and relapsed seminoma. The skin lesions of scleromyxedema cleared completely on treatment of seminoma with chemotherapy. (J Am Acad Dermatol 2000;42:875-8.)

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 This supplement is made possible through an educational grant from Ortho Dermatological to the American Academy of Dermatology.
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