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June 1980

Cutaneous Seeding of Pancreatic Cancer by Skinny-Needle Aspiration Biopsy

Author Affiliations

From the Vincent T. Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Hospital (Drs Smith, Macdonald, and Schein), and the Division of Radiation Oncology, George Washington University, Washington, DC (Dr Ornitz). Dr Macdonald is now with the National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Md.

Arch Intern Med. 1980;140(6):855. doi:10.1001/archinte.1980.00330180129042

We report a case in which a cutaneous biopsy-proved metastases developed in the area of a skinny-needle penetration.

(Arch Intern Med 140:855, 1980)