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Subcutaneous Metastatic Adenocarcinoma: An Unusual Presentation of Colon Cancer - Case Report and Literature Review.
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PMID:  21113348     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Subcutaneous metastasis from a visceral malignancy is rare with an incidence of 5.3%. Skin involvement as the presenting sign of a silent internal malignancy is an even rarer event occurring in approximately 0.8%. We report a case of a patient who presented to her dermatologist complaining of rapidly developing subcutaneous nodules which subsequently proved to be metastatic colon cancer, and we provide a review of the literature.
Omar H Llaguna; Payal Desai; Anne B Fender; Daniel C Zedek; Michael O Meyers; Bert H O'Neil; Luis A Diaz; Benjamin F Calvo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2010-10-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in oncology     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1662-6575     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101517601     Medline TA:  Case Rep Oncol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  386-390     Citation Subset:  -    
Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, N.C., USA.
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