[Desquamative erythrodermia].Pan Afr Med J. 2017; 27:18.PA
Paraneoplastic dermatoses are a spectrum of cutaneous manifestations which may precede, coincide with or follow the diagnosis of cancer. Our study aims to remind clinicians that desquamative erythrodermia is a form of paraneoplastic dermatosis which may occur during hematologic malignancies. Hence the importance of a complete assessment to identify a neoplastic process in the presence of these clinical signs and especially when they are suspect.