Primary neuroendocrine (Merkel cell?) carcinoma of the skin. I. A clinicopathologic and ultrastructural study of 43 cases.

@article{Sibley1985PrimaryN,
  title={Primary neuroendocrine (Merkel cell?) carcinoma of the skin. I. A clinicopathologic and ultrastructural study of 43 cases.},
  author={Richard K. Sibley and Louis P. Dehner and Juan Rosai},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={1985},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={95-108}
}
The clinical and pathologic features of 43 cases of primary neuroendocrine carcinoma of the skin are reported. These tumors arise in the dermis and subcutaneous tissues of elderly individuals. The head and neck are the most common primary sites followed by the lower and upper extremities and trunk. Characteristic histologic features include round cells with scanty amphophilic cytoplasm and vesicular nuclei with multiple small nucleoli. The cells are arranged in sheets, solid nests, or… CONTINUE READING
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