About Bioline  All Journals  Testimonials  Membership  News  Donations

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


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.

Metastasis, Cancer stomach, Skin, Cutaneous

© Copyright 2003 Indian Journal of Surgery. Online full text also at

Home Faq Resources Email Bioline
© Bioline International, 1989 - 2019, Site last up-dated on 10-Jul-2019.
Site created and maintained by the Reference Center on Environmental Information, CRIA, Brazil
System hosted by the Internet Data Center of Rede Nacional de Ensino e Pesquisa, RNP, Brazil