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Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology
Medknow Publications on behalf of The Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL)
ISSN: 0378-6323
EISSN: 0378-6323
Vol. 75, No. 5, 2009, pp. 499-502
Bioline Code: dv09157
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
Document available free of charge

Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Vol. 75, No. 5, 2009, pp. 499-502

 en Cutaneous metastases from carcinoma breast: The common and the rare
Prabhu, Smitha; Pai, Sathish B.; Handattu, Sripathi; Kudur, Mohan H. & Vasanth, Vani


Cancer metastasis is quite devastating to the patient as well as the physician and may herald the onset, dissemination or recurrence of malignancy. Breast carcinoma metastasis is the most common carcinoma encountered by dermatologists and it presents in various morphological and histological forms. Here, we present two varied cases, the first being the common nodular metastasis from a previously treated intraductal carcinoma and the second, the rarer variant, carcinoma erysipeloides as a heralder of the invasion of an incompletely treated disease.

Carcinoma erysipeloides, cutaneous metastasis, infiltrating ductal carcinoma

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