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Merkel cell carcinoma: a malignant neuroendocrine tumour of the eyelid.
  1. N Kirkham and
  2. M D Cole

    Abstract

    Merkel cell carcinoma is a recently described tumour which may occur on the face of the elderly. We report such a lesion which presented as a cyst on the eyelid of an 88-year-old woman. This tumour differs from other tumours of the eyelids in its propensity for local and distant spread.

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