Merkel-cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare and highly aggressive skin cancer, which, in most cases, is caused by the Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCPyV or MCV). Merkel cell carcinoma, also called neuroendocrine carcinoma of the skin or trabecular cancer, is a very rare type of skin cancer that forms when. Los hallazgos clínicos más característicos son el rápido crecimiento y la ausencia de dolor. Aunque el carcinoma de células de Merkel puede afectar cualquier.

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The response to chemotherapy generally is of short duration and patients ultimately die from the disease. Sinceit has been known that other primary cancers increase the risk of MCC significantly, especially in those with the prior multiple myeloma, chronic lymphocytic leukemiaand malignant melanoma. MuV Mumps Cytomegalovirus Cytomegalovirus esophagitis. For example, National Cancer Data Base has survival rates collected from nearly MCC patients from year with 5-year survival rates listed as follows: Ultraviolet radiation such as in sun exposure increases the risk in MCC development, consistent with the fact that MCCs occur more commonly in sun-exposed areas.

Merkel cell carcinoma is an infrequent variety of skin cancers of neuroendocrine origin, which traditionally celulss described as the skin malignancy with the worst prognosis. Please help improve this article either by rewriting the how-to content or by moving it celulxs WikiversityWikibooks or Carcnoma.


Chemotherapy may be used to treat both primary and metastatic MCC. A 72 year-old woman was seen in our clinic for a rapidly growing, nodular, erythematous skin lesion with a shiny surface Figs. In contrast, computed tomographic scans have poor sensitivity carcinom detecting nodal disease as well as poor specificity in detecting distant disease.

Although the definitive role of chemotherapy is unknown chemotherapy plays a role in the treatment, ve in MCC of head and neck regions. For example, following are some general rules for skin protection: Since reduced immune function is another contributing factor it is equally important to obtain proper nutrition and follow a healthy life style to boost immune carcinlma. Am J Surg ; The existence of disseminated disease reduces mean survival to less than 9 months.

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Br J Surg ; Other factors of poor prognosis are: It has been shown to be effective in reducing the rates of recurrence and in increasing the survival of patients with MCC.

Our patient underwent surgery followed by radiation therapy approximately one month after the intervention. We chose postoperative irradiation for celulad patient because of the absence of clinical lymph node involvement.

El Carcinoma de Células de Merkel

BK virus MuV Mumps. Ann Surg Oncol ;8: Epidermal nevi, neoplasms, cysts Integumentary neoplasia Rare cancers. It occurs in older people, the mean age of diagnosis being about 69 years; 3 it is times more frequent in men. Barely 2, cases have been reported since the initial description. Surgery and irradiation are recommended. As of there had been hope that new targeted anticancer therapy for patients with distant and systemic MCC disease would be available in the near future, particularly to target the MCV either to prevent infection or to inhibit viral-induced carcinogenesis.


Another name for MCC is trabecular carcinoma or trabecular cancer. Case description A 72 year-old woman was seen in our clinic for a rapidly growing, nodular, erythematous skin lesion with a shiny surface Figs. Syndromes Epidermal nevus syndrome Schimmelpenning syndrome Nevus comedonicus syndrome Nevus comedonicus Inflammatory linear verrucous epidermal nevus Linear verrucous epidermal nevus Pigmented hairy epidermal nevus syndrome Systematized epidermal nevus Phakomatosis pigmentokeratotica.

In consequence, if metastasis is diagnosed, treatment is merely palliative. International Journal of Cancer.

El Carcinoma de Células de Merkel – La Fundación de Cáncer de Piel

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