Skin metastasis of renal cell carcinoma: a case report
Metastasis of renal cell carcinoma is seen in approximately 25% of all cases. Rarely, they can appear in unusual sites.

Published in Cureus, the authors present a case of a 40-year-old female patient with an itching scalp mass. The mass appeared one year after the nephrectomy performed for a right renal cell carcinoma. Computed tomography scans have not identified any metastasis during the postoperative evolution of the disease.

The mass was excised with a large surgical margin under local anesthesia. Pathological examination of the lesion diagnosed metastasis of clear cell carcinoma. No metastasis was detected elsewhere on the patient's scans. In the first year after the metastasectomy, the patient is followed without any problems.

Key points:-
- This case is not just the rare metastatic site but also the fact that the tumor appeared despite its low grade (T2N0MO).

- Although skin metastases are a poor sign of progression, disease-free follow-up is possible after appropriate surgical excision.

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