Merkel cell carcinoma occurring in renal transplant patients.

Academic Article


  • Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare, highly aggressive tumor that usually affects the head and neck of elderly patients. We describe 3 cases of this high-grade, malignant tumor occurring in the setting of renal transplantation.
  • Keywords

  • Adult, Carcinoma, Basal Cell, Carcinoma, Merkel Cell, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell, Humans, Immunosuppression Therapy, Kidney Transplantation, Male, Middle Aged, Risk Factors, Skin Neoplasms
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    Author List

  • Urbatsch A; Sams WM; Urist MM; Sturdivant R
  • Start Page

  • 289
  • End Page

  • 291
  • Volume

  • 41
  • Issue

  • 2 Pt 2