Signet-ring cell carcinoma of the gallbladder with skin metastases.

  title={Signet-ring cell carcinoma of the gallbladder with skin metastases.},
  author={Aleksandar L. Krunic and Helen M. Chen and Keith Lopatka},
  journal={The Australasian journal of dermatology},
  volume={48 3},
Cutaneous metastasis from gallbladder cancer is extremely rare. We present a case of signet-ring cell carcinoma of the gallbladder metastatic to the skin in a 38-year-old man. The skin nodules on the face, scalp and perianal area occurred approximately 1 year after the resection of the neoplasm. Skin metastases from gastrointestinal cancers are usually detected around surgical scars or on the abdominal wall, especially in the periumbilical region, and rarely present at other sites. Multiple… CONTINUE READING