Detection of Merkel cell carcinoma polyomavirus in mucosal Merkel cell carcinoma.


A 61-year-old woman presented with solitary lymphadenopathy suspicious for lymphoma. An excisional biopsy of a right inguinal lymph node demonstrated metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC). No skin lesions were detected, but a primary nasopharyngeal mass was identified. A microscopic examination of the nasopharyngeal tumor and the lymph node metastasis… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1066896910371638

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