Skin manifestations of systemic disease.

  title={Skin manifestations of systemic disease.},
  author={Adriene Lee},
  journal={Australian family physician},
  volume={38 7},
  • Adriene Lee
  • Published 2009 in Australian family physician
BACKGROUND Dermatologic complaints are a common reason for presentation to a general practitioner. In some cases, one needs to determine if the complaint may be a manifestation of a more serious underlying systemic disease. OBJECTIVE This article aims to highlight common dermatologic presentations where further assessment is needed to exclude an underlying systemic disease, to discuss classic cutaneous features of specific systemic diseases, and to outline rare cutaneous paraneoplastic… CONTINUE READING