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Metastatic skin cancer

Metastatic skin cancer: Introduction

Metastatic skin cancer: Cutaneous metastases from carcinoma are relatively uncommon in clinical practice, but they are very important to recognize. Cutaneous metastasis may herald the diagnosis of internal malignancy. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Metastatic skin cancer is available below.

Symptoms of Metastatic skin cancer

  • The most common presentation of cutaneous metastases is nodules. The nodules are often nonpainful, round or oval, firm, mobile, and rubbery in texture. The nodules are usually flesh colored.
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Treatments for Metastatic skin cancer

  • Effective treatment depends on treatment of the underlying tumor. Palliative care is given if lesions are asymptomatic and the primary cancer is untreatable. This care includes keeping lesions clean and dry and debriding the lesions if they are bleeding or crusted
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Biological therapies
  • Surgery
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Home Diagnostic Testing

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Causes of Metastatic skin cancer

  • Metastases arise as disconnected extensions of a primary tumor. This occurs when cancerous cells break away from a primary tumor and spread elsewhere
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Metastatic skin cancer: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Metastatic skin cancer

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Metastatic skin cancer: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Metastatic skin cancer

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Metastatic skin cancer: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Metastatic skin cancer

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Prognosis for Metastatic skin cancer

Prognosis for Metastatic skin cancer: When metastasis occurs, the prognosis is guarded, with many patients surviving only a few months.

Research about Metastatic skin cancer

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More information about Metastatic skin cancer

  1. Metastatic skin cancer: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis

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