Merkel cell carcinoma in the nasal cavity: a case report

Rhinology. 1996 Dec;34(4):247-8.


Merkel cell carcinoma is an aggressive dermal neoplasm of neuroendocrine origin with a predilection for the head-and-neck region in elderly patients. We present a case of Merkel cell carcinoma of the nasal fossa. Local wide excision was performed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Carcinoma, Merkel Cell / surgery*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Nasal Cavity
  • Nose Neoplasms / surgery*