Exuberant case of cutaneous metastasis of breast cancer. Abstract Metastasis is defined as a neoplastic lesion originating from another primary tumor, with which it is no longer in contact. Therefore, although rare in dermatologists' clinical practice, cutaneous metastases are clinically important, because their immediate detection may contribute to reduce associated morbidities and mortality. Thymic carcinoma with metastasis in a year-old male causing radiculopathy. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Different authors have reported incidence of cutaneous metastases from breast carcinoma as
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The condition typically affects the elderly adults Metastatic Cancer to Skin can cause a variety of signs and symptoms, which depends on the body parts and organs affected. Female Accepts Healthy Volunteers: Clinicopathologic correlation of cutaneous metastases: Tests for skin metastases A member of your treatment team will examine you and look at your skin. Breast cancer and thoracic metastases: Generally, their color is similar to that of normal adjacent skin and they are asymptomatic.
Advance article alerts. Polymorphous and atypical vessels are the most frequent vascular structures characterizing malignancy [ 8 ]; they were also observed in these cases of cutaneous breast metastasis. Patients with responding or stable local disease non-progressors may continue to receive treatment following the same schedule as outlined above for the first cycle until complete tumor regression, unacceptable toxicity or progression of disease. Metastasis can be in the form of single or multiple nodules on the skin. Patients who develop cutaneous metastases rarely present with a zosteriform distribution. None, Conflict of Interest: