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Computed tomography evaluation of recurrent Merkel cell carcinoma

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      Abstract

      Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare cutaneous neoplasm with aggressive characteristics. Local recurrence following wide local excision is common. Computed tomography (CT) findings in a case of recurrent Merkel cell carcinoma are reported, with discussion of treatment options.

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