Cutaneous Lesions in Gastrointestinal Disorders
T R Bedi
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Bedi T R, Bhutani L K. Cutaneous Lesions in Gastrointestinal Disorders. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1974;40:83-88
AbstractOne hundred and ten patients with gastrointestinal disorders comprising Idiopathic tropical malabsorption syndrome (33), gastro-intestinal malignancies (25), ulcerative colitis (25) and intestinal tuberculosis (25) were studied' for cutaneous manifestations. Acquired ichthysosis, glossitis, xerosis conjunctivae with or without bitot spots, aphthous ulcerations in the oral cavity, hyperpigmcntation and various types of hair and nail changes were observed in a varying percentage of cases. Acquired ichthyosis was the most frequently encountered observation.