Telangiectatic Carcinoma - Like Lymphangioma Circumscriptum. A Rare Form of Cutaneous Metastasis of Breast Carcinoma: Case Report

Dua Cebeci, Şirin Yaşar, Pembegül Güneş, Sema Aytekin
Medical Archives 2020, 74 (5): 391-392
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Introduction: The Breast cancer is the most common malignancy in middle-aged women and that causes skin metastasis. Skin metastasis in internal cancer cases is a very rare condition and may be difficult to diagnose and have poor prognostic marker. Cutaneous metastasis of breast carcinoma is mostly seen as direct invasion and/or local infiltration. However, in addition to the well-known types, cutaneous metastases may mimic many benign skin lesions and therefore may be difficult to diagnose.

Case report: In this article we present a 36-year-old woman with telangiectatic carcinoma-like lymphangioma circumscriptum, a rare form of cutaneous metastasis skin metastases. It can be the first sign of internal malignancies, so early diagnosis is very important at this stage.

Conclusion: Therefore, solitary lesions or benign dermatoses seen in the skin and not associated with specific disease should be considered as tumor metastasis especially in female patients with a history of breast cancer and differential diagnosis must be made.

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