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Recently, a new human polyoma virus has been identified in Merkel cell carcinomas (MCC). MCC is a highly aggressive neuroendocrine nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) associated with immunosuppression. Clonal integration of this virus which was termed Merkel cell polyoma virus (MCPyV) was reported in a number of MCC. Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and basal cell(More)
Basal encephaloceles in western countries occur in 1 of every 35 000-40 000 live births; with an incidence of less than 10% they are the least common of all encephaloceles. Certain subtypes such as transsphenoidal variants may be as rare as 1 in 700 000 live births. These rare encephaloceles are classified into five anatomic types: spheno-ethmodial,(More)
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