John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Skin metastases as the first sign of advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue Volume 30, numéro 5, September-October 2020


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Dermatology Department of Coimbra University Hospital, Praceta Prof. Mota Pinto, 3000-075, 3000-075 Coimbra, Portugal

An 85-year-old woman presented with multiple firm erythematous nodules on an infiltrated and hardened erythematous-to-violaceous plaque with ill-defined limits, occupying the right cervical region and right hemithorax that spread quickly to the left side (figure 1A, B) and developed within five days. Multiple submandibular and bilateral axillary lymphadenopathies were noted.An incisional biopsy revealed a multifocal intradermal neoplasm, without epidermal connection, composed of nodules of atypical [...]