Alopecia neoplastica

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Alopecia neoplastica
Alopecia Neoplastica due to Gastric Adenocarcinoma metastasis to scalp-Subcutaneous nodule covered with erythematous, hairless patch on the frontal scalp
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Alopecia neoplastica may present as a scarring alopecia, appearing anywhere on the scalp, and it has been described with cutaneous metastasis from breast, gastric, lung, renal and pancreatic carcinomas.[1]

See also


  1. Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. p. 1899. ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1.