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Indian Journal of Surgery
Medknow Publications on behalf of Association of Surgeons of India
ISSN: 0972-2068
Vol. 65, No. 4, 2003, pp. 372-373
Bioline Code: is03075
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Indian Journal of Surgery, Vol. 65, No. 4, 2003, pp. 372-373

 en Case Report - Cutaneous metastases from gastric carcinoma
Shivananda Prabhu, K. Ramchandra Pai, Erel A. I. Diaz, Shubha Rao, Vamsi Krishna

Abstract

Cutaneous metastases are uncommon. Breast, lungs and abdominal viscera are the common sites of primary tumour in patients presenting with cutaneous metastases. Prognosis for such patients is poor though chemotherapy may offer some benefit. The role of surgery is palliative. We report a 25-year-old man with adenocarcinoma of the stomach who developed tumour deposit in the skin of the face.

Keywords
Metastasis, Cancer stomach, Skin, Cutaneous

 
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