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Lucimar Retto da Silva de Avó ; Victor Hugo Maion ; Michel Antonio Kiyota Moutinho ; Débora Gusmão Melo ; Carla Maria Ramos Germano ;Jornal Brasileiro de Patologia e Medicina Laboratorial 2014, 50 5

Autor: Nathália Bordeira Chagas

Fuente: http://www.redalyc.org/articulo.oa?id=393541984009


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Jornal Brasileiro de Patologia e Medicina Laboratorial ISSN: 1676-2444 jbpml@sbpc.org.br,adagmar.andriolo@g mail.com Sociedade Brasileira de Patologia Clínica-Medicina Laboratorial Brasil Bordeira Chagas, Nathália; da Silva de Avó, Lucimar Retto; Maion, Victor Hugo; Kiyota Moutinho, Michel Antonio; Gusmão Melo, Débora; Ramos Germano, Carla Maria Sarcoidosis simulating metastasis in patient with Merkel cell carcinoma Jornal Brasileiro de Patologia e Medicina Laboratorial, vol.
50, núm.
5, septiembreoctubre, 2014, pp.
367-370 Sociedade Brasileira de Patologia Clínica-Medicina Laboratorial Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=393541984009 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative case report Sarcoidosis simulating metastasis in patient with Merkel cell carcinoma Sarcoidose simulando metástase em paciente com carcinoma de células de Merkel Nathália Bordeira Chagas1; Lucimar Retto da Silva de Avó2; Victor Hugo Maion3; Michel Antonio Kiyota Moutinho4; Débora Gusmão Melo5; Carla Maria Ramos Germano6 abstract Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare and aggressive skin neuroendocrine tumor whose etiology remains little known.
The immune system dysfunction is considered one of the possible causes, shared with other diseases, like sarcoidosis.
This article presents the case of a male patient, in the seventh decade of life, which had a prior MCC diagnosis and was subsequently diagnosed with sarcoidosis, which radiologically simulated lung and mediastinum metastasis.
The association between MCC and sarcoidosis is infrequent and rarely described in literature, found in only two case reports. Key words: Merkel cell carcinoma; sarcoidosis; immune system. Introduction Merkel cell carcinoma...





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