Erythema gyratum repens

Erythema gyratum repens
Classification and external resources
Specialty dermatology
ICD-10 L53.3 (ILDS L53.330)
DiseasesDB 4440

Erythema gyratum repens (also known as "Gammel's disease"[1]) is a figurate erythema that is rapidly moving and usually a marker of underlying cancer,[1][2][3]:143 usually from the lung.[4][5][6]

See also


  1. 1 2 Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0.
  2. Freedberg, et al. (2003). Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine. (6th ed.). Page 977. McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-138076-0.
  3. James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
  4. Lomholt H, Thestrup-Pedersen K. Paraneoplastic skin manifestations of lung cancer. Acta Derm Venereol. May 2000;80(3):200-2.
  5. Olsen TG, Milroy SK, Jones-Olsen S. Erythema gyratum repens with associated squamous cell carcinoma of the lung. Cutis. Oct 1984;34(4):351-3, 355.
  6. Serrao V, Martins A, Ponte P, Baptista J, Apetato M, Feio AB. Erythema gyratum repens as the initial manifestation of lung cancer. Eur J Dermatol. Mar-Apr 2008;18(2):197-8.

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