Case 19-2008 – A 63-Year-Old HIV-Positive Man with Cutaneous Merkel-Cell Carcinoma

June 19, 2008


The New England Journal of Medicine

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June 19, 2008


Paul M. Busse, M.D., Ph.D., John R. Clark, M.D., Victorine V. Muse, M.D., and Vincent Liu, M.D.

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A 63-year-old HIV-positive man was referred to this hospital for management of a cutaneous Merkel-cell carcinoma on the forehead that metastasized to the ipsilateral preauricular and cervical lymph nodes. A treatment plan was established.

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