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Vol. 1 No. 2 : 2011 - Jasman JW et al.

Subcutaneous metastasis of rectal adenocarcinoma is an infrequent event as it occurs in less than 4% of all patients with rectal malignancy. When present, it signifies an advanced disease and carries poor prognosis. We hereby, present the case of a 51-year-old woman with subcutaneous lesion that turned out to be rectal adenocarcinoma metastases. She was then managed as an advanced case.