Subcutaneous metastases from rectal carcinoma: A case report

Jasman JW, and Mayuha RS, and Imtiaz H, and Sagap I, (2011) Subcutaneous metastases from rectal carcinoma: A case report. Journal of Surgical Academia, 1 (2). pp. 23-24. ISSN 2231-7481

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Subcutaneous metastasis of rectal adenocarcinoma is an infrequent event as it occurs in less than 4% of all patients with rectal malignancy. When present, it signifies an advanced disease and carries poor prognosis. We hereby, present the case of a 51-year-old woman with subcutaneous lesion that turned out to be rectal adenocarcinoma metastases. She was then managed as an advanced case.

Item Type:Article
Keywords:subcutaneous metastases; rectal; carcinoma; palliative; skin neoplasm
Journal:Journal of Surgical Academia
ID Code:2960
Deposited By: Ms Arzian
Deposited On:19 Oct 2011 02:55
Last Modified:14 Dec 2016 06:33

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