Case Report - Journal of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics (2018) Volume 3, Issue 2
Cutaneous metastases from colon carcinoma-An unusual presentation.
Background: Cutaneous metastases from colorectal cancer is a rare event. It indicates widely spread disease with poor prognosis.
Case Report: A 40 years old male, diagnosed case of adenocarcinoma of the ascending colon, presented with multiple cutaneous nodules over the trunk, back and the legs. Histopathological examination of one of the cutaneous nodule showed deposits of signet ring cell carcinoma.
Conclusion: Multiple cutaneous metastasis from signet ring cell carcinoma is uncommon. This entity should be recognized in patients of colonic primary as it depicts wide spread disease with poor prognosis.Author(s): Sourav Mishra , Rashmi Patnayak, Amitabh Jena