Lymph Node Metastasis of Merkel Cell Carcinoma of Unknown Primary Origin: A Case Report Metastização Ganglionar de Tumor de Merkel de Localização Primária Indeterminada: Um Caso Clínico Raro

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Filomena Esteves - Corresponding Author
Sunita Dessai
Miguel Campo
José Barata

Abstract

The authors present a case report of an 81-year-old man with axillary lymph node metastasis of Merkel cell carcinoma of
indeterminate primary location. This is a rare tumoral presentation, with less than one hundred cases being reported in the
international literature.


Received: 02/05/2017 - Accepted: 04/08/2017

Keywords: Carcinoma, Merkel Cell; Lymph Nodes; Lymphatic Metastasis; Neoplasms, Unknown Primary; Skin Neoplasms

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Esteves F, Dessai S, Campo M, Barata J. Lymph Node Metastasis of Merkel Cell Carcinoma of Unknown Primary Origin: A Case Report: Metastização Ganglionar de Tumor de Merkel de Localização Primária Indeterminada: Um Caso Clínico Raro. Gaz Med [Internet]. 2017 Oct. 6 [cited 2022 Aug. 13];4(3). Available from: https://www.gazetamedica.pt/index.php/gazeta/article/view/65
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CLINICAL CASE

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