Karcinom Merklovih celic
Merkel cell carcinoma
AbstractKarcinom Merklovih celic (MCC) je redek, agresiven in pogosto smrten nevroendokrini kožni karcinom. Zanimanje zanj se v zadnjem času veča zaradi naraščanja incidence in možne virusne povezave. V prispevku so opisani klinična slika, zamejitveni sistem in zdravljenje ter izkušnje Onkološkega inštituta Ljubljana (OIL). Prikazan je pregled serije 40 bolnikov, zdravljenih na OIL od 1994 do 2011.
Abstract (Eng)The Merkel Cell Carcinoma (MCC) is a rare, aggressive and often deadly neuroendocrine skin carcinoma. Recently, there has been a growing interest in this type of cancer due to its increasing incidence and possible viral connection. The article presents the clinical picture, staging system, treatment and experience of the Institute of Oncology Ljubljana (IOL). Also included is a review of 40 patients treated at the IOL from 1994 to 2011.
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