Secondary neuroendocrine carcinomas of the skin. An immunohistochemical comparison with primary neuroendocrine carcinoma of the skin ("Merkel cell" carcinoma).

@article{Wick1985SecondaryNC,
  title={Secondary neuroendocrine carcinomas of the skin. An immunohistochemical comparison with primary neuroendocrine carcinoma of the skin ("Merkel cell" carcinoma).},
  author={Mark R. Wick and John L. Millns and Richard K. Sibley and Mark R. Pittelkow and Richard K. Winkelmann},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={1985},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={134-42}
}
Since the initial clinical presentation of visceral neuroendocrine carcinoma is occasionally a cutaneous metastasis, diagnostic confusion with primary neuroendocrine carcinoma of the skin (Merkel cell carcinoma) may ensue. In this study, seven cases of secondary cutaneous neuroendocrine carcinoma were immunohistochemically compared with twenty-one Merkel… CONTINUE READING