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Metastatic Carcinoma of the Scalp
Min-Hung Huang, Kuo-Chang Chou, Kai-Yam Ng, Jer-Min Jian, Tseng-Tong Kuo
Dermatol Sinica 8: 183-189, 1990

A 66-year-old man developed cutaneous metastatic nodules of the scalp 5 years after subtotal gastrectomy for advaned gastric carcinoma. These erythematous nodules were variable in size and enlarged in recent 6 months. Histopathologic examination of the skin showed diffuse infiltration of signet-ring cells in the dermis and subcutaneous tissue. Profuse sialomucin in the cytoplasm was evidenced by special stains.

   
   
 
 
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