A RARE CASE PRESENTATION :MERKEL CELL CARCINOMA OF SCALP WITH SECONDARY NECK.

Dr Ramesh Arya, Dr. Vipin Kumar Dubey

Abstract


INTRODUCTIONMerkel
cell carcinoma is a rare Neuroendocrine malignancy
arising in the skin. majority of tumor present on face, head
extremities and trunk and secondary sites are skin lymph
nodes, liver, lung and brain. It appears as esh colored bluish
red nodule .sun exposure and having weak immune system
effect the risk of merkel cel carcinoma. human polyoma virus
is thought to be etiologic agent in signicant proportion. Most
often develops in older people


Keywords


MERKEL CELL, POLYOMA VIRUS, IMRT, BRACHYTHERAPY

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https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamadermatology/article-abstract/1881921

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959804916325266


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