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Unusual presentation of more common disease/injury
FNAC site metastasis in gall bladder cancer – a rare presentation
  1. Surender Kumar1,
  2. Devendra Singh1,
  3. Madhu Mati Goel2,
  4. Jitendra Kumar Kushwaha1
  1. 1General Surgery Department, CSM (Erstwhile King George’s) Medical University, Lucknow, India
  2. 2Pathology Department, CSM (Erstwhile King George’s) Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Surender Kumar, dr_kukku{at}yahoo.co.in

Summary

Gall bladder malignancy is very common in northern part of India. The diseases can virtually metastasise to every organ of the body however; skin metastasis from gall bladder cancer is extremely rare. The authors report, probably the first case of fine needle aspiration cytology site metastasis on anterior abdominal wall skin from adenocarcinoma of the gall bladder.

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