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LETTER TO EDITOR
Year : 1996  |  Volume : 62  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 203

Silent renal carcinoma presenting as cutaneous metastasis




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Sikinder M Hayath


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How to cite this article:
Hayath SM, Janaki M, Kum. Silent renal carcinoma presenting as cutaneous metastasis. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1996;62:203

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Hayath SM, Janaki M, Kum. Silent renal carcinoma presenting as cutaneous metastasis. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol [serial online] 1996 [cited 2019 Dec 8];62:203. Available from: http://www.ijdvl.com/text.asp?1996/62/3/203/4389



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Cutaneous metastasis of renal adenocarcinoma is rare.[1] A 70-year-old woman came with history of restricted movement of left upper arm of 3 months duration. A hard mass was noticed measuring 88 cm in left scapular region fixed to underlying muscles. Skin over the mass was pinchable and normal. Patient was anaemic, not jaundiced and there was no generalized lymphadenopathy. There was no organomegaly. Bowels and micturition were normal. Abdomen was scaphoid, soft, and no mass was palpable. Renal angles were free. Biopsy of left scapular mass revealed clear cell type of carcinomatous cells in sheets, and glandular pattern; separated by thin fibrous septa. The nuclei were centrally placed. Ultrasound of abdomen revealed 6.44.1 cm size hypoechoic mass arising from the lower pole of left kidney. General condition of the patient deteriorated and she became unfit for surgery. The diagnosis of silent renal cell carcinoma of left kidney with cutaneous metastasis was made.

 
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1.Connor DH, Taylor HB, Helwig EB. Cutaneous metastasis of renal cell carcinoma. Arch Pathol 1963;76:339-46.  Back to cited text no. 1    




 

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