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[Cutaneous neuroendocrine carcinoma of the external ear canal].

[Article in French]

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Service ORL et Chirurgie cervico-faciale, Hôpital G. Montpied, Clermont-Ferrand.

Abstract

Authors report a case of a neuroendocrine carcinoma (Merkel cell tumor) located in the external meatus. These tumors have a fearsome prognostic. Immunohistochemical study has become indispensable to make the diagnosis. A literature review is presented, and therapeutic choices discussed. Wide and precocious surgical resection is advised.

PMID:
7825937
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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