Primary mucinous adenocarcinoma of groin skin—a case report and review

Primary mucinous adenocarcinoma of groin skin—a case report and review Eur J Plast Surg (2012) 35:113–115 DOI 10.1007/s00238-010-0510-9 CASE REPORT Primary mucinous adenocarcinoma of groin skin—a case report and review N. Vigneswara Vigneswaran n N. & K. Y. How & Y. M. S. Ho & S. Y. M. Ho & H. W. Ng & T. C. M. Wong Received: 4 January 2010 /Accepted: 29 August 2010 /Published online: 21 September 2010 Springer-Verlag 2010 Case report The final histology confirmed an infiltrative adenocarci- noma with mucinous features. There were nests of tumour A 57-year-old man presented with a groin skin lesion of cells floating in pools of mucin. The tumour size was 2.8× 6 months’ duration, it was growing in size. He had an 2.2×1.2 cm. The immunohistochemistry staining shows associated loss of appetite but no significant loss of weight. strong positivity for cytokeratin 7 (CK7) but negative for The lesion was in the right groin crease, was nodular and CK20, TTF-1, PSA, PSAP and synaptophysin. Upon dis- pigmented (Fig. 1). There were no palpable inguinal lymph cussion with the pathologist, it was noted that this was an nodes and no suspicious lesions of his lower limbs. unusual immunohistochemistry staining pattern. This non- An incisional biopsy showed to be an European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

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