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Skin and gastroenterology 

Skin and gastroenterology
Skin and gastroenterology

Susan Burge

, Rubeta Matin

, and Dinny Wallis

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date: 23 September 2020

This chapter provides guidance to the diagnosis and management of common and important mucocutaneous conditions that may be associated with gastrointestinal, liver, or pancreatic disease such as inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn, ulcerative colitis), coeliac disease, cirrhosis, nutritional deficiencies, and pancreatitis. Problems that are discussed include itch in primary biliary cirrhosis, skin problems associated with abdominal stomas, cutaneous Crohn disease, orofacial granulomatosis, cutaneous signs in malabsorption, kwashiorkor, pellagra, acrodermatitis enteropathica and scurvy, dermatitis herpetiformis, necrolytic migratory erythema, skin in cystic fibrosis, and the neutrophilic dermatoses, e.g. Sweet disease, neutrophilic dermatosis of the dorsal hands, and bowel-associated dermatosis-arthritis syndrome.

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