Gastric adenocarcinoma cutaneous metastasis arising at a previous surgical drain site: a case report

@inproceedings{Morelli2009GastricAC,
  title={Gastric adenocarcinoma cutaneous metastasis arising at a previous surgical drain site: a case report},
  author={Umberto Morelli and Roberto Cirocchi and Valerio Mecarelli and Eriberto Farinella and Francesco La Mura and Paolo Ronca and Gianmario Giustozzi and Francesco Sciannameo},
  booktitle={Journal of medical case reports},
  year={2009}
}
INTRODUCTION Skin metastasis from internal carcinoma rarely occurs. It has an incidence of 0.7 to 9% and it may be the first sign of an unknown malignancy. However, it can also occur during follow-up. CASE PRESENTATION A 90-year-old female patient was admitted to our surgical division with a diagnosis of anemia from a bleeding gastric adenocarcinoma. She underwent a gastric resection and Billroth II retrocolic Hofmeister/Finsterer reconstruction. She developed an enteric fistula, which needed… CONTINUE READING

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