Published: 2015-07-29

Saree cancer post wide excision presenting with metastatic lesion in inguinal region. First reported case

Sandesh Deolekar, Sangram Karandikar, Tanveer Shaikh, Nisha Mandhane, Sharique Ansari


Saree is the most common and traditional attire of Indian women which is wrapped tightly on waist. Waist is prone to continuous sweat and soiling and this can cause pigmentation, scaling of the waist which can later transform to malignant lesion in the waist. Here we are presenting a case of saree cancer that was successfully managed with multimodality therapy. A 55 years old female came to our outpatient department with painful nonhealing ulcerative lesion left inguinal region post wide excision of saree cancer in left waist region 3 years back. There was itching and foul smelling discharge from ulcerative lesion (Mets). This lesion was treated with multi-modality and patient survived 1 year without any recurrence.


SCC, Saree cancer, Metastasis, Non healing ulcer

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