Giant Merkel cell carcinoma of the left arm. Case report

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Roberto Sivelli
Andrea Ghirarduzzi
Paolo Del Rio
Roberto Ricci
Mario Sianesi


Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare tumor of dermal origin generally found in sun exposed skin.

We report the case of a woman of 76 years old presenting a large vascularized Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) of the left arm lateral to the elbow joint, infiltrating the muscolo-fascial plane who was treated with surgical therapy and post operative radiotherapy.

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Sivelli, Roberto, et al. “Giant Merkel Cell Carcinoma of the Left Arm. Case Report”. Annali Italiani Di Chirurgia, vol. 80, no. 6, Nov. 2009, pp. 489-92,
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