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CASE REPORT
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 109-110

Cutaneous metastasis from visceral malignancy: A rare presentation


Department of Pathology, GSVM Medical College, Kanpur, India

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Alpana Pushkar
Department of Pathology, GSVM Medical College, Kanpur
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-9371.59397

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Cutaneous metastasis is an uncommon manifestation of visceral malignancy and a grave prognostic indicator. In extremely rare cases it may be the presenting sign of underlying malignancy. Here we report two cases of carcinoma gall bladder that presented with skin nodule. Fine needle aspiration cytology of these nodules revealed metastatic deposits of adenocarcinoma and was instrumental in establishing the primaries.


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