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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 56  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 578-580

Squamous cell carcinoma of supraglottic larynx with metastasis to all five distal phalanges of left hand


1 Department of Radiotherapy and Regional Cancer Centre (RCC), PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
2 Department of Pathology PGIMER, Chandigarh, India

Correspondence Address:
Narendra Kumar
Department of Radiotherapy and RCC, PGIMER, Sector 12, Chandigarh - 160 012
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.87161

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Subcutaneous metastasis from carcinoma larynx is a rare presentation and to the phalynx is the rarest. We herein describe a case report of carcinoma supraglottic larynx, which is involving all five distal phalanges of left hand with simultaneous metastases to lung and liver. Acrometastasis is an unusual presentation, which might mimic an infectious or inflammatory pathology. The brief report highlights the importance of clinical awareness of metastatic dissemination to unusual sites in the face of increasing cancer survivorship.


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