Merkel cell tumor of the eyelid and the cytologic aspect in fine-needle aspirates: report of a case.

We describe one case of Merkel cell tumor (MCT) of the eyelid diagnosed by fine-needle aspiration (FNA). The main cytologic features were: isolated cells, loose cohesive sheets, and rosette-like structures in a hematic background. The cells were round to ovoid and very uniform. Chromatin was finely granular and frequent mitotic figures were observed. Under… CONTINUE READING