Merkel Cell Carcinoma of the Vulva

J. Ricardo Loret de Mola, Paul A. Hudock, Caroline Steinetz, Gretta Jacobs, Michael Macfee, Fadi W. Abdul-Karim

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Abstract

We present the clinical, histopathologic, and ultrastructural features of a primary vulvar Merkel cell carcinoma. This tumor appears to have a more aggressive behavior than those at other anatomic sites. A review of reported cases is presented. Preoperative evaluation and the role of surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy in the management of these tumors are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)272-276
Number of pages5
JournalGynecologic Oncology
Volume51
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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