Ann Clin Case Rep | Volume 4, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Clown Nose Metastasis from an Epidermoid Lung Cancer

Imen Harhira*, Rachdi Haifa, Keskes Aicha, Mejri Nesrine, Labidi Soumaya and Boussen Hamouda

Department of Medical Oncology, University Tunis El Manar, Tunisia

*Correspondance to: Imen Harhira 

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A 68-year-old man was consulted in October 2018 with an 11-month history of a central skin nodular lesion, sized 6 cm × 5 cm associated with dyspnea and chest pain. Imagery shown a left hilar lesion associated with carcinomatous lymphangitis and adenopathy mediastinal and multiple brain lesions. Biopsy of the pulmonary lesion and the nasal lesion concluded to be an epidermoid carcinoma. In light of the Patient being quite symptomatic, palliative chemotherapy carboplatin and Gemcitabin was started and after three cycles a clinical benefit on respiratory symptoms and decrease of the nose lesion appeared more pigmented was noted.


Nose; Clown; Metastases; Lung cancer; Epidermoid


Harhira I, Haifa R, Aicha K, Nesrine M, Soumaya L, Hamouda B. Clown Nose Metastasis from an Epidermoid Lung Cancer. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2019; 4: 1661.

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