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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 77  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 252-

Palmar cutaneous metastasis from carcinoma cervix


1 Department of Surgery, JIPMER, Pondicherry - 605 006, India
2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, JIPMER, Pondicherry - 605 006, India
3 Department of Pathology, JIPMER, Pondicherry - 605 006, India
4 Department of Radiotherapy, JIPMER, Pondicherry - 605 006, India

Correspondence Address:
Vikram Kate
Professor of Surgery, JIPMER, Pondicherry - 605 006
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DOI: 10.4103/0378-6323.77486

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Carcinoma of the uterine cervix is the most common gynecological malignancy in developing countries. However, its cutaneous metastasis is a rare entity. The reported incidence of cutaneous metastasis ranges from 0.1 to 2%. Frequent sites of cutaneous metastasis in decreasing order are: abdominal wall, vulva and anterior chest wall. To the best of our knowledge, only three cases of cutaneous metastasis to the upper extremity have been reported in the world. We report a case of a 74-year-old postmenopausal lady diagnosed to have carcinoma cervix (stage IIIB) who presented with cutaneous metastasis to palm and thigh, 10 months after radical radiotherapy. At presentation, the primary disease had resolved completely. She had a small nodular growth in the left palm and left thigh. Fine needle aspirate cytology and core needle biopsy from both the nodular lesions were positive for squamous cell carcinoma.






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