Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Merkel Cell Carcinoma?

Elwyn C. Cabebe, MD


May 31, 2017

Tumors have also been reported in areas not exposed to sun, such as the nasal cavity, buccal mucosa, gingiva, hard palate, and postauricular skin. About 3% of patients with MCC have tumors at several sites. Approximately 11%-15% of patients present with clinically positive nodes. About 75%-83% of patients eventually develop regional nodal and distant metastases during their illness.

For more on the presentation of MCCs, read here.


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