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Extensive penetration of the skin with tumor cells through metastasis, especially via the lymph vessels of the lower dermis and subcutis. Occurrence mainly in mamma carcinoma. More rarely in carcinomas of the pancreas, stomach, lung, rectum and ovary. Transition to a cancer en cuirasse possible. S.a. skin metastasis. Analogous clinical pictures may also be obtained in case of loco-regional metastasis of malignant melanoma(Erysipelas melanomatosum).
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- Krumbholz A et al (2006) Erythematous swelling of the left arm in a 70-year old woman. Erysipelas carcinomatosum in breast carcinoma. J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 4:69-71
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Incoming links (9)Cancer en cuirasse; Carcinoma erysipelatoides; Carcinomatous lymphangiosis; Carcinosis cutis; Erysipelas melanomatosum; Erythema; Skin metastases; Teleangiectasia; Teleangiectasia;
Outgoing links (9)Cancer en cuirasse; Edema; Erysipelas; Erysipelas melanomatosum; Mastitis; Metastases; Orange peel phenomenon; Radiodermatitis; Skin metastases;
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