Subcorneal accumulation of Langerhans cells in erythema gyratum repens

R A Wakeel, Anthony Ormerod, H F Sewell, Marion White

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Erythema gyratum repens (EGR) is a cutaneous manifestation of malignant disease. We report an unusual accumulation of activated epidermal Langerhans cells in the upper layer of the epidermis and propose that these cells play an important immunopathological role.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)189-192
Number of pages4
JournalBritish Journal of Dermatology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 1992



  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Bronchial Neoplasms
  • Erythema
  • Female
  • Graves Disease
  • Humans
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Langerhans Cells

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