Skin nodular lesion are really frequent, but rapidly growing ones needs to be quickly removed since they can hide really aggressive skin tumor. Among malignant lesion Merkel cell carcinoma arise. It is a rare neuroendocrine skin tumor highly aggressive, not easy to diagnose at first stage, since at first diagnosis it is already widespreading all over the body. In order to renew interest in this letal skin tumori is mandatory to remind high risk population which include elderly people, white skin, chronically exposed to UV immunocompromised. Our unhappy case was described to increase awareness on this kind of skin tumor, since new drug appeared in the market can give an hope to these patients.

A challenging nodular lesion of the ear / Tammaro, Antonella; Cantisani, Carmen; Chello, Camilla; Adebanjo, GANIYAT ADENIKE RALITSA; Lilli, Lavinia; Farnetani, Francesca; Filippi, Chiara; Covelli, Edoardo; Rogges, Evelina; Pellacani, Giovanni. - In: MEDICINA. - ISSN 1010-660X. - 58:2(2022), pp. 1-4. [10.3390/medicina58020269]

A challenging nodular lesion of the ear

Antonella Tammaro;Carmen Cantisani
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Camilla Chello;Ganiyat Adenike Ralitsa Adebanjo;Chiara Filippi;Edoardo Covelli;Evelina Rogges;Giovanni Pellacani
2022

Abstract

Skin nodular lesion are really frequent, but rapidly growing ones needs to be quickly removed since they can hide really aggressive skin tumor. Among malignant lesion Merkel cell carcinoma arise. It is a rare neuroendocrine skin tumor highly aggressive, not easy to diagnose at first stage, since at first diagnosis it is already widespreading all over the body. In order to renew interest in this letal skin tumori is mandatory to remind high risk population which include elderly people, white skin, chronically exposed to UV immunocompromised. Our unhappy case was described to increase awareness on this kind of skin tumor, since new drug appeared in the market can give an hope to these patients.
Merkel cell carcinoma; ear; nodular lesion.
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A challenging nodular lesion of the ear / Tammaro, Antonella; Cantisani, Carmen; Chello, Camilla; Adebanjo, GANIYAT ADENIKE RALITSA; Lilli, Lavinia; Farnetani, Francesca; Filippi, Chiara; Covelli, Edoardo; Rogges, Evelina; Pellacani, Giovanni. - In: MEDICINA. - ISSN 1010-660X. - 58:2(2022), pp. 1-4. [10.3390/medicina58020269]
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