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Serpiginous erythema on the trunk

BMJ 2021; 372 doi: (Published 21 January 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;372:m4967
  1. Takamasa Ito, dermatologist,
  2. Hideyuki Ujiie, professor
  1. Department of Dermatology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita-ku, Sapporo 060-8638, Japan
  1. Correspondence to: T Ito takamasa0794{at}

This is erythema gyratum repens in a man in his 70s with myelodysplastic syndrome (fig1). He presented with persistent, pruritic, generalised erythroderma on the trunk and extremities of …

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