Case Report

A Case Report of Neuroblastoma with Cutaneous Metastasis in a Two-Month-Old Infant


  • Mahmut Sami Metin
  • Necmettin Akdeniz
  • Ömer Faruk Elmas
  • Betül Gündoğdu
  • Okan Kızılyel
  • Funda Taş
  • Şule Bilici
  • Haticetülkübra Efe
  • Mustafa Büyükavcı

J Turk Acad Dermatol 2015;9(1):0-0


Neuroblastoma; is a tumour localized in adrenal medulla and sympathetic ganglions. It is originated from primitive neural crest cells. It is the most common extra cranial solid tumour in childhood. Etiology is not exactly known. Mostly, primary tumour is localized in abdomen. The skin metastases are clinically manifested as hyperemic, purple, well bordered obvious nodules. We presented a two-month-old infant case of neuroblastoma with cutaneous metastasis. We decided to report this case for cutaneous metastases are rarely seen and there are few case reports in literature.

Keywords: Neuroblastoma, cutaneous metastasis, infant