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Image Number 542 (Bazex syndrome)


Diagnosis: Bazex syndrome

Site: Foot,sole

Sex: F

Age: 45

Type: Clinical

Description: Hyperkeratotic hyperpigmented plaques

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis


Bazex syndrome (paraneoplastic acrokeratosis) is characterized by the presence of hyperkeratotic lesions on the nose, ears, palms, and soles that appear in association with malignancies of the upper aerodigestive tract, most often a squamous cell carcinoma.

Ref: Khachemoune A, Yalamanchili R, Rodriguez C. Bazex syndrome (paraneoplastic acrokeratosis). Cutis. 2004 Nov;74(5):289-92.

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