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Paraneoplastic Hypertrichosis Lanuginosa (Tumor-Related Acquired Hypertrichosis Lanuginosa)

Specialty:

Dermatology
Hematology Oncology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Some patients with cancer may develop a proliferation of lanuga hair as a paraneoplastic syndrome. The precise cause is uncertain but may be related to release of cytokines by the tumor cells.

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