Metastatic neuroendocrine carcinoma in the skin
- Author(s): Garcia, Andres;
- Mays, Steven;
- Silapunt, Sirunya
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.5070/D3231033676
Cutaneous metastases secondary to neuroendocrinetumors are rare. Herein we report a case of a 75-yearoldwoman who presented with a rare cutaneousmetastatic disease. She was previously diagnosed withmetastatic neuroendocrine carcinoma of unknownprimary, with metastases to liver, lung, and bone.Biopsy of the skin lesion demonstrated archetypicalpathology and positive immunohistochemicalstaining for chromogranin A and synaptophysin. Thepatient started palliative chemo-radiation therapyand passed away soon after.