Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 27, Issue 7, pp 396–399 | Cite as

Merkel cell carcinoma of the abdominal wall

  • Patricia Dunlop
  • Heidi Sapp
  • P. Mark Logan
  • Noreen M. G. Walsh
CASE REPORT

Abstract 

Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare highly malignant tumour. There have been previous descriptions of the CT appearances of this tumour, but to our knowledge this is the first MRI description. MRI may be a more sensitive method of initial evaluation of the local extension of the primary tumour.

Key words Merkel cell carcinoma Satellite nodule CT MRI 

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© International Skeletal Society 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Patricia Dunlop
    • 1
  • Heidi Sapp
    • 2
  • P. Mark Logan
    • 1
  • Noreen M. G. Walsh
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaCA
  2. 2.Department of Pathology, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaCA

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