Posts Tagged ‘metastasis’

Mesothelioma and the Skin: Metastases (For Professionnals)

Friday, January 14th, 2011

Mesothelioma can extend to the skin Directly (contiguous spread) Developing as skin nodules on scars (surgical or not) Peritoneal mesothelioma presenting as a skin nodule. Abban C, Viglione M. J Cutan Pathol. 2009 Jun;36(6):675-9. Benign multicystic peritoneal mesothelioma in a cesarean-section scar presenting as a fungating mass. Cuartas JE, Maheshwari AV, Qadir R, Cooper AJ, […]

Skin Signs of Internal Cancers

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Dr Christophe HSU – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland The skin often reflects internal processes. Some skin lesions are linked to cancers and may serve as “signposts” indicating the presence of a less visible internal cancer. Awareness of such skin changes may thus result in earlier diagnosis and treatment of cancers. These skin lesions associated with cancers […]

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