Bianca Maria Piraccini, Author at Dermatology Advisor

Bianca Maria Piraccini

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Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? A constellation of dermatologic signs including alopecia, skin hyperpigmentation and nail dystrophy associated with gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms like diarrhea, abdominal pain, intestinal malabsorption and weight loss suggest the diagnosis of Cronkhite-Canada syndrome (CCS). CCS is a rare, acquired syndrome involving both the skin and GI tract. It is a…

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