Bazex Syndrome Associated with Angioimmunoblastic T-cell Lymphoma

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Gregory Ugoh Ugoh
Anthony Linfante
Allison Good
Janice Wilson
Kathleen Kroger


acrokeratosis, angioimmunoblastic, bazex, erythematous, lymphoma, paraneoplastica, psoriasiform


Bazex syndrome, also known as Acrokeratosis paraneoplastica, is a paraneoplastic disorder characterized by erythematous psoriasiform plaques involving the nose, ears, and acral sites. Although classically associated with squamous cell carcinomas of the upper aerodigestive tract, it has also been reported in association with adenocarcinoma, genitourinary tumors, multiple myeloma, and rarely, peripheral T-cell lymphoma and follicular lymphoma in-situ. Herein, we present a patient with Bazex syndrome associated with angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma (AITL), a rare association not previously reported in the literature.  


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