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Case Number : CASE 4469 - 07 March 2024 Posted By: Admin_Dermpath

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A 62-year-old female with a non-healing abdominal surgical wound, nine months post surgery for rectal carcinoma.
Contributor: Dr William Rickaby

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Meenakshi Batrani


Cutaneous amoebiasis

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Thank you for your comments. 

The final diagnosis is: Malakoplakia

The differential diagnoses to consider are:

Metastatic signet cell carcinoma
Granular cell tumour

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