Cutaneous metastatic deposit from a colonic cancer.An elderly man with a painless swelling on the chin, which had been present for several weeks. He had abdominal surgery for carcinoma of the colon 3 years earlier. The lesion was needled for cytology - which confirmed the presence of adenocarcinoma. The skin is an uncommon, but well-recognized, site for metastatic deposits from gastrointestinal tract cancers.
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