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Indian Journal of Surgery

, Volume 81, Issue 5, pp 496–498 | Cite as

A Case of Giant Squamous Cell Carcinoma Buttock Arising from Hidradenitis Suppurativa: an Unusual Presentation

  • Prakash Chandra KalaEmail author
  • R. K. Sahu
  • Jeewan Ram Bishnoi
  • Ashok Puranik
Case Report
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Abstract

A 78-year-old male presented with a large ulceroproliferative growth on the left gluteal area. Histopathology suggestive of squamous cell carcinoma. The tumor arising from underlying hidradenitis suppurativa. In this patient, unlike typical furuncles, the lesions lack characteristic central rupture and drainage. There was no signs of metastasis. Tumor removed by wide excision and reconstruction done with VY advancement flap.

Keywords

Hidradenitis suppurativa Squamous cell carcinoma VY advancement flap 

Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Plastic SurgeryAIIMSJodhpurIndia
  2. 2.Department of Onco SurgeryAIIMSJodhpurIndia
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryAIIMSJodhpurIndia

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