Cutaneous metastases carcinoma. Case report and pathological considerations

Vol. 48 No. 2, 2007

ROMANIAN JOURNAL of MORPHOLOGY and EMBRYOLOGY

Mariana Costache, Olga Simionescu, Maria Sajin, Alina Chefani

Diagnostic of cutaneous metastases is relatively rare; this is important because sometimes may be the first manifestation of an undiscovered internal malignancy. Usually dissemination may take place through the lymphatics or the blood stream. The case of a patient, female, which has on the inferior 1/3 part of the abdominal wall skin a multinodular tumor mass, which evolves from about three months ago and accompanying by lymphedema of the legs, is presented.

Corresponding author: Mariana Costache, MD, e-mail: m_costache_dermatopat@yahoo.com, angelap@vbabes.ro

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