Document Type: Case Report

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Carcinoma erysipeloides is a well-demarcated erythematousplaque resembling erysipelas. Malignant cells are predominantlywithin the dermal lymphatic vessels, with malignant thrombiinducedlymphatic obstructions causing the erysipeloid induration.Carcinoma erysipeloides, as the first manifestation of breastcancer, is very rare and accounts for about 2-5% of all cases.

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