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Skin: secondary neoplasia

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Introduction

  • Cause: metastasis to the skin is unusual except by local extension from mammary neoplasms Mammary gland: neoplasia.
  • Signs: skin nodules/ulceration.
  • Diagnosis: histopathology, identification of primary neoplasm.
  • Treatment: treat primary, ?surgical resection.
  • Prognosis: often poor.

Presenting signs

  • Ulcerating nodules or plaques.
  • Erythema.

Age predisposition

  • Older animals.

Pathogenesis

Timecourse

  • Often rapid (days to weeks).

Diagnosis

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Treatment

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Prevention

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Outcomes

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