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Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Merkel cell cancer

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Merkel cell cancer includes:

  • 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

Other underlying conditions related to Merkel cell cancer:

Source: Diseases Database

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Merkel cell cancer, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Merkel cell cancer. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Merkel cell cancer. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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