Primary Merkel cell carcinoma of the oral mucosa in a young adult male: report of a rare case.

@article{Roy2015PrimaryMC,
  title={Primary Merkel cell carcinoma of the oral mucosa in a young adult male: report of a rare case.},
  author={Shravasti Roy and Indranil Das and Ayandip Nandi and Rakesh Deb Roy},
  journal={Indian journal of pathology & microbiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={58 2},
  pages={
          214-6
        }
}
Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a highly aggressive neoplasm of skin with neuroendocrine differentiation. Primary MCC of the oral mucosa is exceedingly rare and even more unresponsive to therapy. A 15-year-old male presents with gradually increasing painless swelling in right side of the floor of mouth for 6 weeks. Computed tomography of head and neck region showed globular mass (4.6 cm × 1.7 cm) involving right side of the floor of mouth. Fine-needle aspiration from the upper deep cervical node… CONTINUE READING
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