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Undiagnosed Merkel cell cancer

Undiagnosed Causes of Merkel cell cancer

As part of Merkel cell cancer diagnosis, consider whether any of these underlying medical Merkel cell cancer causes may have been overlooked:

  • Ultraviolet radiation has been implicated as a factor in developing Merkel cell carcinoma, due to the occurrence of the tumour on sun exposed skin. Immunosuppression following organ transplantation is also associated with the development of Merkel cell carcinomas
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Undiagnosed Complications of Merkel cell cancer

As part of Merkel cell cancer diagnosis, consider whether any of these Merkel cell cancer complications may have been overlooked:

Undiagnosed Diseases

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One possible misdiagnosis is the failure to correctly diagnose Merkel cell cancer leading to a person remaining with undiagnosed Merkel cell cancer. Any condition can potentially be missed and stay undiagnosed. For a general overview of diseases that are often undiagnosed, see Failure to Diagnose or Under-Diagnosed Diseases.


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