Merkel cell carcinoma.

@article{Miller2009MerkelCC,
  title={Merkel cell carcinoma.},
  author={Stanley James Miller and M Alam and Johannes Andersen and Daniel Berg and Christopher K. Bichakjian and G. Michael Bowen and Richard T. Cheney and Lewis Frank Glass and Roy C. Grekin and Dennis E. Hallahan and Margaret Anne Kessinger and Nancy Yushan Lee and Nanette Li{\'e}geois and Daniel D. Lydiatt and Jeff M. Michalski and William H. Morrison and Kishwer S. Nehal and Kelly Carter Nelson and Paul T Nghiem and Thomas Olencki and Allan R. Oseroff and Clifford S. Perlis and E. William Rosenberg and Ashok R Shaha and Marshall M. Urist and Linda C. Wang},
  journal={Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN},
  year={2009},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={
          322-32
        }
}
Merkel cell carcinomas (MCCs) are rare cutaneous neuroendocrine neoplasms that are clinically aggressive due to a relatively high local, regional, and distant metastatic recurrence potential. They are found most commonly in Caucasian (94 %), elderly patients, with an average age at presentation being approximately 72 years. The most common sites of involvement include the head and neck (46–48 %), followed by the extremities (35–38 %), and trunk (11–17 %). Given their relatively non-specific… CONTINUE READING

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