Cuirasse skin metastases secondary to gastric adenocarcinoma.
ABSTRACT Skin metastases are infrequent manifestations of solid tumours. However, it is important to recognize them since they may be the first evidence of a neoplasia, or a sign of tumour progression or recurrence. Skin metastases from gastric adenocarcinomas are particularly rare, and represent 6% of the total in males and 1% in females. We report, here, the case of a patient diagnosed with gastric adenocarcinoma with extensive subcutaneous infiltration of the abdominal wall, resulting in an abdominal cuirass.