Cutaneous metastasis of colon adenocarcinoma: a case report
Skin metastasis originating from colorectal cancer is a rare entity and usually signifies poor prognosis.

Published in the Turkish Journal of Surgery, the authors present a case of a 62-year-old male patient who presented with a cutaneous metastatic focus on his forehead after five years of the primary treatment of colon cancer.

Complete response from the cutaneous metastasis nodule was achieved with radiotherapy. The patient is still alive and under a second-line palliative chemotherapy regimen because of the multiple liver metastases. It is important for physicians to be aware of skin metastasis in patients with an oncology history.

Learning Points:-
• There are very few reports in literature of skin metastasis as the first sign of metastatic disease after five years of the primary treatment of colon cancer.

• The region of the metastatic site and treatment success with radiotherapy are distinctive characteristics of our case report.

• It is important for physicians to be aware of skin metastasis in patients with an oncology history who present with cutaneous lesions. Early biopsy may be a good option.

• The opportunity for local treatment should be given to the patients, especially if the metastasis is located on the face, head, or more visible regions of the body.

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