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Superficial Metastases, Lymphoma, and Melanoma
Esther H. Y. Hung, MBChB, FRCR, FHKCR, FHKAM (Radiology); James F. Griffith, MD, MRCP, FRCR
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Pathology

        • Clinical Issues

          TERMINOLOGY

          • Synonyms

            • Superficial metastasis, skin metastasis, subcutaneous metastasis, secondary deposits, metastatic tumor
          • Definitions

            • Spread of tumor from its primary site to skin or subcutaneous tissues
            • "Superficial" refers to tissues above investing fascia (subcutaneous and cutaneous tissues)

          IMAGING

          • General Features

            • Radiographic Findings

              • CT Findings

                • MR Findings

                  • Ultrasonographic Findings

                    • Imaging Recommendations

                      DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                        PATHOLOGY

                        • General Features

                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                          • Presentation

                            • Demographics

                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                • Treatment

                                  DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                  • Consider

                                    Selected References

                                    1. Corvino A et al: The tail and the string sign: new sonographic features of subcutaneous melanoma metastasis. Ultrasound Med Biol. 43(1):370-374, 2017
                                    2. Hung EH et al: Ultrasound of musculoskeletal soft-tissue tumors superficial to the investing fascia. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 202(6):W532-40, 2014
                                    3. Wong CY et al: Patterns of skin metastases: a review of 25 years' experience at a single cancer center. Int J Dermatol. 53(1):56-60, 2014
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                                    KEY FACTS

                                    • Terminology

                                      • Imaging

                                        • Pathology

                                          • Clinical Issues

                                            TERMINOLOGY

                                            • Synonyms

                                              • Superficial metastasis, skin metastasis, subcutaneous metastasis, secondary deposits, metastatic tumor
                                            • Definitions

                                              • Spread of tumor from its primary site to skin or subcutaneous tissues
                                              • "Superficial" refers to tissues above investing fascia (subcutaneous and cutaneous tissues)

                                            IMAGING

                                            • General Features

                                              • Radiographic Findings

                                                • CT Findings

                                                  • MR Findings

                                                    • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                      • Imaging Recommendations

                                                        DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                          PATHOLOGY

                                                          • General Features

                                                            CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                            • Presentation

                                                              • Demographics

                                                                • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                  • Treatment

                                                                    DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                    • Consider

                                                                      Selected References

                                                                      1. Corvino A et al: The tail and the string sign: new sonographic features of subcutaneous melanoma metastasis. Ultrasound Med Biol. 43(1):370-374, 2017
                                                                      2. Hung EH et al: Ultrasound of musculoskeletal soft-tissue tumors superficial to the investing fascia. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 202(6):W532-40, 2014
                                                                      3. Wong CY et al: Patterns of skin metastases: a review of 25 years' experience at a single cancer center. Int J Dermatol. 53(1):56-60, 2014