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Merkel cell carcinoma of the hand: case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20202882     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We are reporting on a 72-year-old male who was diagnosed with Merkel cell carcinoma on the dorsal aspect of his left index finger. This rare highly aggressive malignancy of the skin has only exceptionally been described on the finger or hand. This case report helps review important findings associated with this rare malignancy and reviews the pertinent literature.
Authors:
W Daghistani; R Younan; J-P Brutus
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2010-02-06
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chirurgie de la main     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1769-6666     ISO Abbreviation:  Chir Main     Publication Date:  2010 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-04-19     Completed Date:  2010-07-16     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100937750     Medline TA:  Chir Main     Country:  France    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  128-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2010 Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Division of plastic surgery, hôpital Notre-Dame, centre hospitalier de l'université de Montréal, Montréal, Quebec, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Amputation
Biopsy
Carcinoma, Merkel Cell / diagnosis*,  epidemiology,  surgery*
Diagnosis, Differential
Fingers*
Humans
Immunohistochemistry
Male
Rare Diseases
Risk Factors
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Skin Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  epidemiology,  surgery*

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