Cutaneous metastasis in gastric cancer
Keywords:Gastric Cancer. Stomach. Skin Neoplasms. Adenocarcinoma. Gastrectomy. Carcinoma, Signet Ring Cell. Umbilicus. Sweat Gland Neoplasms. Lymph Node Excision.
Introduction: A case of gastric cancer developed cutaneous nodule found to be metastatic from stomach on histopathology. Clinical picture: A 50 yrs old patient presented with complaints of melena and diagnosed as gastric cancer stage T,N,M0. During in preoperative evaluation found to have skin nodule over anterior chest wall. On excision biopsy of the lesion, it turned out as metastatic lesion from adenocarcinoma of stomach. Patient was referred for palliative chemotherapy. Outcome: The patient had rapid downhill course after that and died in four months period after the diagnosis was made.
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