Clin Oncol | Volume 6, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Zosteriform Cutaneous Metastasis from Carcinoma Breast: A Case Report

Ragragui Ouasmin H1*, Saddouk H1, Zizi N1,2 and Dikhaye S1,2

1Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Allergology, Mohammed the VI University Hospital Center of Oujda, Morocco
2Laboratory of Epidemiology, Clinical Research and Public Health, Mohammed the First University of Oujda, Morocco

*Correspondance to: Hanan Ragragui Ouasmin 

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Breast carcinoma is the main tumor with a high risk of skin metastases followed by lung, colon and ovarian cancer. More than 60% of cutaneous metastases are adenocarcinoma. Zosteriform pattern is rarely seen and there are less than hundred cases declarations in the literature. It is comorbid in 0.7/10% of cancer patients and forms 2% of skin malignancies. Papules, nodules and ulcerations are the most common clinical manifestations of cutaneous metastases.
We report the case of a 55-year-old woman with a history of breast carcinoma, presented with painful erythematous, papulonodular lesions with dermatomal distribution for two-years. She underwent breast surgery with palliative chemotherapy. A biopsy was performed, showed cutaneous localization of a mucinous carcinoma.


Breast carcinoma; Zosteriform cutaneous metastases; Skin tumors


Ragragui Ouasmin H, Saddouk H1, Zizi N, Dikhaye S. Zosteriform Cutaneous Metastasis from Carcinoma Breast: A Case Report. Clin Oncol. 2021;6:1865..

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