Condition

Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Description

 

Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare and highly aggressive skin cancer, which, in most cases, is caused by a virus (Merkel cell polyomavirus).  It is also known as cutaneous APUDoma, primary neuroendocrine carcinoma of the skin, primary small cell carcinoma of the skin, and trabecular carcinoma of the skin.
 
This cancer is considered to be a form of neuroendocrine tumor. Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) occurs most often on the sun-exposed face, head, and neck. Source: Wikipedia

Other names

Skin Cancer

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Vithas Xanit International Hospital Avenida de los Argonautas, s/n Benalmádena
Vithas Parque San Antonio Hospital Avda del Pintor Joaquín Sorolla, 2 Málaga