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Pulmonary cutaneous metastasis: a case report and review of common cutaneous metastases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20166573     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The literature on cutaneous metastatic disease can be difficult to interpret because of inconsistent study design and analysis among authors. Furthermore, one should be careful when reviewing the statistics in the literature, as reported patient populations tend to vary and are not representative of the whole population. However, certain trends are notable and should be reported. Diagnosis of cutaneous metastatic disease carries a grave prognosis. We describe a patient with pulmonary cutaneous metastasis and provide a review of the literature on nonmelanomatous solid tumor malignancies that most commonly have cutaneous metastases. The review will focus on epidemiology, clinical presentation, histology and immunohistochemical staining, and prognosis and management. The most common cutaneous metastasizing carcinomas--breast, lung, and colorectal cancer--also are discussed.
Thomas M Beachkofsky; Oliver J Wisco; Sandra S Osswald; Michael B Osswald; Darryl S Hodson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cutis     Volume:  84     ISSN:  0011-4162     ISO Abbreviation:  Cutis     Publication Date:  2009 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-02-19     Completed Date:  2010-03-25     Revised Date:  2013-09-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0006440     Medline TA:  Cutis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  315-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
San Antonio Military Medical Center, Texas, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Adenocarcinoma / secondary*
Brain Neoplasms / secondary
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung / pathology*
Fatal Outcome
Lung Neoplasms / pathology*
Middle Aged
Skin Neoplasms / secondary*

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