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Case Reports in Oncological Medicine
Volume 2016, Article ID 4568653, 3 pages
Case Report

Cutaneous Metastases of the Synchronous Primary Endometrial and Bilateral Ovarian Cancer: An Infrequent Presentation and Literature Review

1Department of Radiation Oncology, Meram Medicine School, Necmettin Erbakan University, Akyokus Mevkii, 42090 Konya, Turkey
2Department of Pathology, Meram Medicine School, Necmettin Erbakan University, Akyokus Mevkii, 42090 Konya, Turkey

Received 19 April 2016; Revised 11 July 2016; Accepted 25 July 2016

Academic Editor: Guido Fadda

Copyright © 2016 Gul Kanyilmaz et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


There are limited data about the cutaneous metastases of gynecological malignancies in the literature. Based on this limited number of studies, cutaneous metastases from gynecological malignancies are uncommon occurrences. Cutaneous metastases from the synchronous endometrioid carcinoma of the uterine corpus and bilateral ovaries arising from endometriosis are extremely rare. Herein, we report a 51-year-old woman with FIGO Stage 1A Grade 1 endometrial endometrioid-type adenocarcinoma and synchronous bilateral Stage 1B ovarian endometrioid-type adenocarcinoma who presented 34 months following total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy with skin metastases. After the patient underwent an excisional biopsy, we applied a palliative radiotherapy. The patient received the combination therapy with cisplatin and doxorubicin after the completion of radiotherapy but the disease evolution was rapidly fatal and the patient died 4 months after her admission to our department due to widely disseminated disease.