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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 54-56

Cutaneous metastasis of gastric carcinoma: A rare case with unusual presentation site


1 Department of Pathology, Solid Tumor Research Center, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran
2 Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran
3 Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Ata Abbasi
Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia
Iran
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijdpdd.ijdpdd_38_17

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Skin metastases are relatively rare but are of important clinical significance because they usually indicate a worse prognosis. The most common sources are lung and colorectal cancers in males and breast and colorectal in females. In this report, we presented a chest wall skin metastasis of gastric origin in a 50-year-old male. Tumor metastasis to unusual locations such as chest wall skin and from unusual origins such as stomach is of great clinical importance.


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