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Cutaneous Metastasis from Pancreatic Carcinoma- A Case Report and Review

Author(s): Waseem Bhat

Journal: Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research
ISSN 2155-9554

Volume: 1;
Issue: 3;
Date: 2010;

Carcinomas of the pancreas represent less than 5% of human malignant neoplasms [5], skin involvement is rare, and metastasis generally occurs at the umbilical area. There are few reported cases with cutaneous lesions disclosing a pancreatic carcinoma at sites other than the umbilical area. We report a case of cutaneous metastases of pancreatic carcinoma to the scalp. The literature on pancreatic cutaneous metastasis is reviewed and discussed.
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