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Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is an uncommon and aggressive primary neurocutaneous neoplasm that lacks distinguishing clinical features. More than half of Merkel cell carcinomas (MCCs) occur in the head and neck of elderly people in areas of actinically damaged skin. Here we present a case of merkel cell carcinoma of forehead in a 32 year old male patient for whom preoperative biopsy was reported as merkel cell carcinoma. We did a wide local excision biopsy, and the resected specimen showed tumour originating from merkel cell and IHC study also confirmed it.


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