• Vol. 38 No. 12, 1107–1108
  • 15 December 2009

Extensive Cutaneous Metastases from Colonic Adenocarcinoma


Cutaneous metastases of adenocarcinoma are uncommon but important. The occurrence of cutaneous metastases typically signifies widespread disease with poor prognosis. Such metastases usually occur as an isolated and rapidly growing mobile nodule unrelated topographically to the primary tumour site.1 We report a case of metastatic colonic adenocarcinoma with unusual cutaneous presentation, similar to the regional cutaneous manifestations of advanced breast carcinom

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