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Cutaneous metastases from head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
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PMID:  23082459     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The presence of cutaneous metastases in squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck (SCCHN) is rare and associated with a dismal prognosis. It is vital to distinguish these lesions from direct invasion of the skin by SCCHN or primary cutaneous malignancies as the prognosis is vastly different and so is the management. In this case report, we present four cases of cutaneous metastases and also briefly review the literature pertaining to this phenomenon.
Authors:
Sangeetha Poovaneswaran; Vinidh Paleri; Fraser Charlton; Werner Dobrowsky; Charles Kelly
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Medical journal of Malaysia     Volume:  67     ISSN:  0300-5283     ISO Abbreviation:  Med. J. Malaysia     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0361547     Medline TA:  Med J Malaysia     Country:  Malaysia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  430-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
International Medical University, Medicine, Jalan Rasah, Seremban, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan 70300, Malaysia. spoovan@hotmail.com
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