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Merkel's cell carcinoma

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Infrequent but highly aggressive and malignant type of skin cancer with features similar to malignant carcinoid and small cell lung cancer.


  • F. S. Merkel:
    Tastzellen und Tastkörperchen bei den Hausthieren und beim Menschen.
    Archiv für mikroskopische Anatomie, 1875, 11: 636-652.

  • C. Toker:
    Trabecular carcinoma of the skin.
    Archives of Dermatology, Chicago, January 1972, 105 (1): 107-110.

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