Do you recognize these cutaneous findings?
Created December 1, 2017 by Figure 1
An otherwise healthy 50-year-old male presents to his new family physician with a rash he’s had for several years. He mentions that the skin eruption becomes erythematous and pruritic after exercising, and when he scratches it. On examination, reddish-brown freckle-like macules are seen on his upper extremities, back, and abdomen. A skin biopsy reveals an increased number of dermal mast cells. Which of the following is most commonly associated with this patient’s likely diagnosis?
A) Interstitial lung disease
B) Peptic ulcer disease
C) Chronic pancreatitis
D) Crohn disease
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