Paraneoplastic digital necrosis associated with rectum carcinoma
Ali Alkan 1 * , Seçkin Özgül, Arzu Yaşar, Ebru Karcı, Elif Köksoy, Güngör Utkan
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1 Ankara Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Hastanesi, Tıbbi Onkoloji Bilim Dalı, Ankara, Turkey* Corresponding Author


Paraneoplastic vascular pathologies are rare in daily practice. There is limited data about this phenomenon. Patient with a diagnosis of metastatic rectum carcinoma presented with digital necrosis. The work up for vascular and rheumatological pathology was inconclusive. Lesions progressively improved with steroid therapy. Paraneoplastic vascular lesions are rare in oncology practice. Our case points out important parts of a rare clinical entity.


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Article Type: Case Report

J Clin Exp Invest, 2015, Volume 6, Issue 4, 391-392

Publication date: 03 Jan 2016

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