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An important cause of erythroderma

BMJ 2017; 357 doi: (Published 12 April 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;357:j1205
  1. Ellinor R Quay, dermatology resident PGY-4,
  2. Christina Lam, assistant professor of dermatology
  1. Department of Dermatology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
  1. erquay{at}

A 78 year old man presented from an assisted living facility with an itchy dermatitis that was refractory to antifungal and topical steroid treatment. Physical examination showed diffuse scaly erythema covering 90% …

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