J Dermatol 2021 Apr 13. Epub 2021 Apr 13.
Division of Dermatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Saga University, Saga, Japan.
Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare but aggressive neuroendocrine carcinoma of the skin associated with Merkel cell polyomavirus and immunosuppression. Although MCC incidence is rising worldwide, MCC has not been sufficiently investigated in Japan. This study aimed to determine MCC demographics in Japan, including incidence, age, sex, location, spontaneous regression, and pure/combined MCC. Read More