Gastrointestinal manifestations of dermatologic disorders.

  title={Gastrointestinal manifestations of dermatologic disorders.},
  author={Helen M. Shields and Kitt Shaffer and Richard P O'farrell and Robin Travers and Jane N Hayward and Laren S. Becker and Gregory Yves Lauwers},
  journal={Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association},
  volume={5 9},
  pages={1010-7; quiz 1005-6}
The skin and the gastrointestinal tract may be affected concurrently by the same diseases. Pathogenetically, these conditions may be primarily dermatologic diseases involving the gastrointestinal (GI) tract or systemic diseases involving the skin, GI tract, and liver simultaneously. The correct diagnosis of such conditions relies on the ability of the gastroenterologist to recognize the underlying dermatologic disorder. The goal of this clinical review article is to increase gastroenterologists… CONTINUE READING


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