Anna Zampetti, Author at Oncology Nurse Advisor

Anna Zampetti

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Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Characteristic findings on physical examination The most common clinical presentation of Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rapidly growing, painless, firm, dome-shaped, red nodule. The overlying skin is occasionally ulcerated or smooth and shiny, sometimes exhibiting acneiform or telangiectatic features. The median size of the tumor ranges from 1…

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