Merkel Cell Carcinoma in Kidney Transplant Recipients in Ireland 1964-2018.

@article{Keeling2019MerkelCC,
  title={Merkel Cell Carcinoma in Kidney Transplant Recipients in Ireland 1964-2018.},
  author={Elizabeth Keeling and Sheena Lynn Murray and Yarbrough Williams and D J Sexton and Patrick O'kelly and Sandra Deady and Eamonn o'Leary and Anthony M Dorman and Maurice Roche and S{\'i}ona N{\'i} Raghallaigh and Aidan McCormick and Fergal J. Moloney and James Paul O'Neill and Peter J Conlon},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2019}
}
Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC), an aggressive neuroendocrine carcinoma, typically occurs in fair-skinned male patients, on sun-exposed skin. Although rare, from 2000 to 2013, a 95% increase in incidence for MCC has been documented with further increases projected1 . There is a paucity of data pertaining to the epidemiology of MCC in organ transplant recipients (OTR). Therefore we describe the national experience of MCC in kidney transplant recipients (KTR) in Ireland. This article is protected by… CONTINUE READING