Flexural Bazex syndrome associated with Tonsillar Adenocarcinoma

September 2004 | Volume 3 | Issue 5 | Case Reports | 557 | Copyright © September 2004

M Ali, M Keir, H Dodd, and R Cerio

Bazex Syndrome (acrokeratosis paraneoplastica) is characterized by a psoriasiform skin eruption that favors acral sites and has been associated with underlying malignancy in all reported cases. Squamous cell carcinoma of the upper third of the respiratory system and upper third of the gastrointestinal tract and squamous cell carcinoma of unknown primary with cervical lymph node metastasis are the most commonly associated neoplasms. Here we report a case of flexural Bazex syndrome with tonsillar adenocarcinoma