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Can renal cell carcinoma spread to somebody's skin?

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In brief: Unusual but possible

Metastasis (spread) to the skin is uncommon for renal cell carcinoma.
Lung is a much moe common site of spread. However, skin metastasis has been described. In fact, there are patients who were originally diagnosed solely through the biopsy of a suspicious skin lesion. Fortunately, unusual skin lesions are often accessible for biopsy which should decrease the uncertainty of diagnosis.

In brief: Unusual but possible

Metastasis (spread) to the skin is uncommon for renal cell carcinoma.
Lung is a much moe common site of spread. However, skin metastasis has been described. In fact, there are patients who were originally diagnosed solely through the biopsy of a suspicious skin lesion. Fortunately, unusual skin lesions are often accessible for biopsy which should decrease the uncertainty of diagnosis.
Dr. Richard Link
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Dr. James Cain
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Not likely

This is not a common site for it to spread, but any thing is possible.
You must review this with your doctor.

In brief: Not likely

This is not a common site for it to spread, but any thing is possible.
You must review this with your doctor.
Dr. James Cain
Dr. James Cain
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