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Skin Tumours, Immunocytochemistry, Experimental Results

  • G. Albrecht
  • D. Anhuth
  • M. H. Allen
  • C. B. Archer
  • H.-J. Rauch
  • D. M. MacDonald
  • H. Kobayashi
  • M. Ishii
  • K. Fukai
  • M. Chanoki
  • T. Hamada
  • J. Nakayama
  • S. Taniguchi
  • M. Okamoto
  • M. Asahi
  • H. Urabe
  • H. Suzuki
  • T. Morishima
  • S. Hanawa
  • A. Shibata
Conference paper

Abstract

The so-called Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare tumor of the skin first described by Toker in 1972. As the cell of origin an epithelial precursor with neuroendocrine function is discussed.

Keywords

Soft Palate Neuroendocrine Carcinoma Merkel Cell Carcinoma Neurosecretory Granule Neural Crest Origin 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Albrecht
    • 1
  • D. Anhuth
    • 1
  • M. H. Allen
    • 2
  • C. B. Archer
    • 2
    • 3
  • H.-J. Rauch
    • 2
  • D. M. MacDonald
    • 2
  • H. Kobayashi
    • 4
  • M. Ishii
    • 4
  • K. Fukai
    • 4
  • M. Chanoki
    • 4
  • T. Hamada
    • 4
  • J. Nakayama
    • 5
  • S. Taniguchi
    • 6
  • M. Okamoto
    • 5
  • M. Asahi
    • 5
  • H. Urabe
    • 5
  • H. Suzuki
    • 7
  • T. Morishima
    • 7
  • S. Hanawa
    • 7
  • A. Shibata
    • 7
  1. 1.Department of DermatologySpandau ClinicBerlinFR Germany
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyGuy’s HospitalLondonGreat Britain
  3. 3.Department of DermatologySt. John’s Hospital for Diseases of the SkinLondonGreat Britain
  4. 4.Department of DermatologyOsaka City University Medical SchoolOsakaJapan
  5. 5.Department of DermatologyFaculty of MedicineFukuokaJapan
  6. 6.Department of Experimental Cell ResearchKyushu UniversityFukuokaJapan
  7. 7.Department of DermatologyNihon University School of MedicineTokyoJapan

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