|Year : 2020 | Volume
| Issue : 4 | Page : 338-339
Not just skin-deep!
Priya Jeevamani Chandrasekaran1, Saro Mathew2
1 Department of Dermatology, Bangalore Baptist Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Oncology, Bangalore Baptist Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
|Date of Submission||27-Mar-2020|
|Date of Decision||30-Apr-2020|
|Date of Acceptance||28-May-2020|
|Date of Web Publication||19-Oct-2020|
Dr. Priya Jeevamani Chandrasekaran
Department of Dermatology, Bangalore Baptist Hospital, Bengaluru - 560 024, Karnataka
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
|How to cite this article:|
Chandrasekaran PJ, Mathew S. Not just skin-deep!. Curr Med Issues 2020;18:338-9
| Case Scenario|| |
A 50-year-old woman presented with mucocutaneous lesions as shown in [Figure 1]a, [Figure 1]b, [Figure 1]c, [Figure 1]d. These lesions were present since childhood and were asymptomatic. She had been diagnosed to have carcinoma right breast and had undergone mastectomy and chemotherapy 3 years back. Her colonoscopy showed multiple polyps in the sigmoid colon and rectum. Her daughter aged 25 years who had accompanied her was noted to have lesions as shown in [Figure 2]a, [Figure 2]b, [Figure 2]c. She was noted to have a lump over the neck and a surgical scar [Figure 2]d.
|Figure 1: Index case (a) papules over tongue, (b) skin colored papules around the nostrils (red arrows), (c,d) hyperkeratotic papules|
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|Figure 2: Daughter -(a) papules over tongue, (b) skin colored papules along right ear (red arrow), (c) hyperkeratotic papules (red arrows), (d) lump over neck and surgical scar|
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| Questions|| |
- What is your diagnosis?
- What are the mucocutaneous lesions shown here?
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