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Cutaneous metastasis from cholangiocarcinoma as the first clinical sign: a report of two cases.
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PMID:  21461082     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cutaneous metastases from internal malignancies are uncommon. Furthermore, cutaneous metastases from cholangiocarcinoma are extremely rare. Here we report a case of two patients with distant cutaneous metastases of cholangiocarcinoma: 1) a 66-year-old man who presented with a solitary, erythematous nodule on the scalp and 2) a 44-year-old man who presented with multiple, erythematous nodules on the scalp, the chest wall, and the back. In both cases, the erythematous nodules were the first clinical signs of cholangiocarcinoma. Histopathological analyses of skin biopsy specimens of the two patients revealed adenocarcinomas with features similar to the original cholangiocarcinoma. Two cases of cholangiocarcinoma in which metastatic skin nodules appeared as the first sign of the disease are reported here, with a review of the relevant literature.
Authors:
Shin Young Hyun; Ji Hoon Lee; Hye Sun Shin; Su Whan Lee; Young Nyun Park; Jun Yong Park
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-03-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gut and liver     Volume:  5     ISSN:  2005-1212     ISO Abbreviation:  Gut Liver     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-04     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-11-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101316452     Medline TA:  Gut Liver     Country:  Korea (South)    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  100-4     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
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