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Case Study B: Radiation Monotherapy for Extensive Local and In-Transit Merkel Cell Carcinoma

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Abstract

Presentation: A 93-year-old male presented to the dermatologist with multiple firm, deeply erythematous nodules covering the majority of the parietal scalp (Fig. 13.1). He stated that the nodules appeared rapidly, never bled, and were not painful. Punch biopsies were performed at two locations and both were shown to be consistent with Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC). His past medical history was notable for hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and coronary artery disease.

Keywords

Renal Cell Carcinoma Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Merkel Cell Carcinoma Fine Needle Aspirate Multidisciplinary Tumor Board 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sherrif F. Ibrahim
    • 1
  • Sue S. Yom
    • 2
  • Siegrid S. Yu
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyUniversity of Rochester Medical CenterRochesterUSA
  2. 2.Department of Radiation OncologyUniversity of California, San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA
  3. 3.Department of Clinical DermatologyUCSF Dermatologic Surgery & Laser CenterSan FranciscoUSA

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