Spontaneous regression of Merkel cell carcinoma in a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia: a case report

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INTRODUCTION Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare and aggressive primary cutaneous neuroendocrine malignant tumor. The tumor has a high rate of local recurrence after surgical removal. Spontaneous regression appears to be relatively common in this rare type of tumor. CASE PRESENTATION We describe the clinical course, cytological and histological findings of a… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1752-1947-3-7270

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