Dermatologic manifestations of colonic disorders.

  title={Dermatologic manifestations of colonic disorders.},
  author={Laura J Umstattd Lester and Ronald P. Rapini},
  journal={Current opinion in gastroenterology},
  volume={25 1},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The skin is often a mirror for matters of internal diseases including disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. Here we enumerate many cutaneous and gastrointestinal associations and focus closely on three of the lesser known cutaneous manifestations of colonic disorders. RECENT FINDINGS Muir-Torre syndrome involves cutaneous sebaceous adenomas and internal malignancy; screening of cutaneous lesions for microsatellite instability, and absence of mismatch repair genes provides… CONTINUE READING