alexa Cutaneous Metastases of Internal Cancers: A Retrospective Study about 12 Cases
ISSN: 1948-5956

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Research Article

Cutaneous Metastases of Internal Cancers: A Retrospective Study about 12 Cases

K. Oualla*, S. Arifi, N. Mellas and O. El mesbahi

Department of Medical Oncology, Hassan II University Hospital, Fez, Morocco

*Corresponding Author:
Karima Oualla
Department of Medical Oncology
Hassan II University Hospital
Fez, Morocco
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Received Date: December 08, 2011; Accepted Date: May 28, 2012; Published Date: May 30, 2012

Citation: Oualla K, Arifi S, Mellas N, El Mesbahi O (2012) Cutaneous Metastases of Internal Cancers: A Retrospective Study about 12 Cases. J Cancer Sci Ther 4: 155-157. doi: 10.4172/1948-5956.1000131

Copyright: © 2012 Oualla K, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



The skin is an uncommon site of metastasis of the internal cancers. The majority of cutaneous metastases are diagnosed after the primary cancer; but they can be the telltale sign of an unknown malignancy. They represent a sign of poor prognosis with a survival rate not exceeding a few months. We report the results of a retrospective study conducted in department of medical oncology at Hassan II University Hospital, including 12 patients with cutaneous metastases. The aim of this work is to show the rarity of skin as metastatic site, to analyze the clinical aspects of cutaneous metastasis, the most criminalized primary cancers and the prognosis value of this metastatic localization.

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