Inguinal Lymphadenopathy in Carcinoma Gall Bladder: An Unusual Site of Metastasis
International Research Journal of Oncology,
Gall bladder cancer carries a dismal prognosis especially in advanced cases. Common sites of metastases include liver, lung and unusual sites have also been reported like orbit, cutaneous, adrenal, kidney, breast and thyroid. 66 years female diagnosed case of metastatic carcinoma gall bladder presented with bilateral inguinal lymphadenopathy. Cytology aspirate from inguinal node reported metastatic adenocarcinoma. Inguinal node metastases from gall bladder cancer is very rare and few case reports have been published. We present a case of a woman with advanced cancer of the gall bladder, who presented with bilateral inguinal metastases.
- Gall bladder
- inguinal node
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