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September 1979

Metastatic Ductal Carcinoma of the Parotid Gland in a Patient With Sarcoidosis

Author Affiliations

From the Division of Medicine, Departments of Dermatology (Dr Pollock) and Pathology (Dr Catalano), Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital, Philadelphia.

Arch Dermatol. 1979;115(9):1098-1099. doi:10.1001/archderm.1979.04010090048024

A 38-year-old man with a history of sarcoidosis and ductal carcinoma of the parotid had metastasis to the pleura and skin. This skin metastasis resembled carcinoma of the breast. There is a possibility of sarcoidosis with its depressed cellular immunity predisposing to malignancy.

(Arch Dermatol 115:1098-1099, 1979)

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