Florid cutaneous papillomatosis

Edmund J. Janniger, Robert A. Schwartz

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Florid cutaneous papillomatosis is an obligate paraneoplastic syndrome. Originally described by Schwartz and Burgess, and also known as the Schwartz-Burgess syndrome, it is a widespread eruption resembling viral warts yet with no evidence of human papilloma virus infection. We review this entity and its implications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)709-712
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Surgical Oncology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Oncology


  • Schwartz-Burgess syndrome
  • eruptive seborrheic keratoses
  • florid cutaneous papillomatosis
  • hypertrichosis lanuginosa acquisita
  • malignant acanthosis nigricans
  • paraneoplastic syndromes
  • sign of Leser-Trélat
  • warts
  • warts with underlying visceral cancer


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