Merkelův karcinom u mladé dívky

Title in English Mercel carcinoma in young girls


Year of publication 2012
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Somatuline Bulletin
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

Field Oncology and hematology
Keywords Mercel carcinoma
Description Mercel skin carcinoma (MCC) is a rare neuroendocrine tumor characterized by its rapid growth, aggressive clinical behavior of people with frequent regional lymph nodes, distant metastases and frequent recurrences. Arises from Mercel cells of the basal layer of the epidermis. Although it is a rare types of tumors (less than 1% of the skin tumors in adults population), its incidence is rapidly rising trend with an annual increase of 8%. MCC was first described by Cyril Tokerem in 1972 as trabecular carcinoma of the skin. Since then, the also known as cutaneous APUDom, neuroendocrine carcinoma skin, small cell carcinoma of the skin, anaplastic carcinoma skin, primary undifferentiated carcinoma skin cancer Mercel

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