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Indian Journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology
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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 37  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 300-302

A rare case of lung cancer presenting as an ischioanal fossa mass


1 Department of Medical Oncology, Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Medicine, RCSM Government Medical College, CPR Hospital, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
3 Department of Medicine, CMH Lahore Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan
4 Department of Medicine, Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
5 Department of Medicine, Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Ranvijay Singh
Department of Medicine, RCSM Government Medical College, CPR Hospital, Near Dasara Chowk, Kolhapur - 416 002, Maharashtra
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0971-5851.195743

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Lung cancer metastasis commonly involves the adrenal glands, liver, bone, and brain. However, it can have some rarer forms of metastatic presentation making diagnosis difficult, especially in nonsmokers. We describe a rare case of lung cancer with metastasis to the ischioanal fossa. Overall, this case emphasizes that consideration should be given to wide range of diagnosis in atypical cases of anorectal masses. Lung cancer presenting as an ischioanal mass is not reported so far.


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